Why are road bikes so much easier to ride on pavement than mountain bikes are?



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    Mountain bikes are built, meant to take on bumpy, uneven routes. The bike shafts are generally bigger and thicker, they are built with shocks that slow down the bike on flat surfaces, and tires with deep grooves in order to grab on the the rough surfaces better. Road bikes are lighter, their thinner body allows for better aerodynamics and the smooth, flatter tires glide across the flat pavement with less friction than mountain bike tires.

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