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Does mountain biking help in moto? Ive heard some yes`s and some no`s, but cant decide to go through with it or do something else. Well, what im looking to do is, improve cardio, maybe loose like 10-15 pounds, make my legs stronger and smaller(idk how many times ive asked about this.lol), and, no homo, but make my ass smaller too :thumbsup: IMO it sounds like a mountain bike would do all this, but I wana see if im right.lol

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I have been on my mountain bike a lot lately. It will definitely help your fitness. How much it helps depends on on your intensity. I have been wearing a heart monitor and have noticed that my recovering time has improved.

Riding a MTB can be really fun workout. Did a three hour single track ride last weekend and it was awesome.

Cant say it will make you ride your dirtbike better, but can't hurt.

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MTB will help in moto, at least for being able to ride longer before tiring. Then you learn more about riding instead of just trying to hang on for a few hot laps. To work off fat, you need to keep your heart rate relatively low and that seems to be hard for me to do. I typically start out slow and after a bit my hr is 140ish and then I start feeling pretty good and try to see how long I can keep it between 155-160. Works great for cardio, doesn't work at all for fat consumption. For fat burning, I think around 115-125 is ideal for my age, I just can't seem to ride like that. Oh, get bike shorts with the padded fanny, your body will appreciate it.

If you want to ride asphalt with your MTB, get a set of spare rims and put smoothies for some decent speed - a 12yr old neighbor kicked my ass in a 10 mile sprint last night 'cause he had a road bike and my knobbies take at least 30% more effort to pedal around. Good luck.

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