The links provided below will guide you to various articles that Edina team coaches found useful.
This Pinkbike article describes the difference between cross-country, trail, all-mountain, enduro, freeride, and downhill mountain bike geometries.
This Singletracks article provides some useful information on selecting a mountain bike helmet.
This Gizmodo article discusses the pros and cons of clipless pedal systems.
These are links to various on-line locations where new and used bikes can be bought or sold.