How can I make my mountain bike better?

What should I upgrade first on my mountain bike?

The first thing to upgrade is anything that might be bothering you, or to fix any annoyances on your bike. That might look like different grips, wider bars (or in some cases to cut your bars down), a shorter stem, more grippy or lighter tires, a saddle and pedals.

What parts of my bike should I upgrade?

7 Bike Upgrades You Don’t Actually Need

  • HANDLEBARS. Some cyclists might argue carbon handlebars increase comfort and decrease fatigue in the hands and arms by dampening road vibration. …
  • A HIGH-END GROUP SET. …
  • CERAMIC BEARINGS. …
  • A HIGH-END WHEELSET. …
  • PEDALS. …
  • BOTTLE CAGES. …
  • BIKE STEM.

Is it worth upgrading MTB hubs?

The quality of your hubs has a significant effect on the weight, rotational resistance and rigidity of your wheels. An upgrade hub is likely to have better bearings, that could potentially be cartridge bearings; these are likely to last longer and be more easily replaced when they have had their day.

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