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Guide 2 Cycling   >   Mountain Bikes

 

Mountain Bikes

Mountain Bikes


When mountain bikes first began to become popular it was quite common to hear both non-cyclists and people who had been riding road bikes for years asking why. After all, except for the most expensive models, mountain bikes are often quite heavy and clunky, and besides, (with a few exceptions), most cities are not known for containing mountains!

However, mountain bikes turn out to be ideal for many commuters. Although heavy, they are also robust and sturdy, and therefore stand up well to city riding. Additionally, many people find mountain bikes easier to ride than road bikes, because mountain bikes have gears and brakes that can be accessed without taking your hands off the grips.

Of course, there are things about mountain bikes which aren't ideal for urban use. Big chunky tyres designed for muddy tracks are not the best for city streets, a gear range designed for steep mountain slopes may not ideal for urban areas, and although city cycling can be tough on a bike, it's not nearly as tough as riding on a mountain - and hence frames can be overly strong (and hence heavy). If you feel strongly about these things, perhaps you ought to consider a hybrid bike, which has many of advantages of a mountain bike, but is more adapted to the urban environment.

On the other hand of course there are advantages to mountain bikes, and their extra strength is a positive boon if you find yourself carrying a lot of weight on your bike. Furthermore, after you have started riding a mountain during your regular commute to work, you may eventually be tempted to try the off-road experience at weekends.

Here are some mountain bikes:

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26" Huffy Men's Alpine Mountain Bike, Navy Blue

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26" Huffy Men s Alpine Mountain Bike, Navy Blue
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  • Sporting a gloss midnight blue color, this Huffy Alpine mountain bike (#26327) has a durable hardtail frame, accented with sleek red graphics
  • Front and rear steel linear pull brakes provide sure stopping action;Lightweight alloy rims resist corrosion
  • The 3-piece Kolo steel crank is strong and reliable, while lightweight alloy rims are weather-resistant for improved performance
Product Description:
This 26" alpine bike is gloss midnight blue with Huffy branded krayton grips. It has a precision crafted steel hard tail frame and a kolo 1200 suspension for mountain-sized fun. The brakes are steel linear pull and there is 18-speed twist shifting. The tires ae 26" x 1.95" knobby with weather resistant lightweight alloy rims for improved performance.

Stowabike 26" MTB V2 Folding Dual Suspension 18 Speed Shimano Gears Mountain Bike

Stowabike

Stowabike 26" MTB V2 Folding Dual Suspension 18 Speed Shimano Gears Mountain Bike
 
  • Frame: 26" steel Stowabike folding frame
  • 18-Speed Mountain Bike
  • Brake: steel v-brakes
Product Description:
If you consider this just as a mountain bike, it stacks up pretty well against its competition. Dual suspension, quality components from suppliers; it's tough and built to last, and looks great too.

But where this bike really comes into a league of its own is when you consider its incredible folding frame. For so many people, space is at a premium, whether it's storage space at home, space in the car, or even space on public transport. This bike allows you to keep all the fun of a mountain bike even in tight spaces.

Features

-Frame: 26" steel folding frame
-Fork: 26" suspension steel fork
-Shock: spring shock
-Chain: KMC C30 chain
-Left Shifter: 3 speed grip shifter
-Right Shifter: run 6 speed grip shifter
-Front Derailleur: Sunrun FD-QD-35
-Rear Derailleur: RD-HG-03
-Freewheel: 6 speed
-Rims: Single wall alloy
-Tyres: Wanda 26×1.95"
-Pedals: NECO WP-391
-Brake: steel v-brakes
-Handlebar: steel handlebar with steel stem
-Grips: Black rubber
-Saddle: Mountain bike saddle
-Kickstand: steel kickstand
-Overall Dimensions: 67.3 x 23.2 x 55.1in
-Size when folded: 38.2 x 12.6 x 29.5in
-Max. User weight : 177lbs
-Weight: 38.5lbs

Kent KZ2600 Dual-Suspension Mountain Bike, 26-Inch

Kent
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Kent KZ2600 Dual-Suspension Mountain Bike, 26-Inch
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  • 26-inch full suspension aluminum MTB frame
  • Shimano 21 Speed Shifters with Rear Tourney Derailleur
  • Alloy Wheel Rims
Product Description:
The Shogun KZ2600 Mountain Bike features a full-suspension, strong aluminum frame that utilizes a floating beam suspension design that is mated to a suspension fork. The KZ2600 features 21 Speed Shimano Shifters and rear derailleur. The drivetrain finishes up with a strong aluminum wheel set featuring V-shape rim profile and high-flange alloy hubs. Stopping is handled by disk brakes on the front and rear. This bicycle is rugged, good looking, and built for the long haul.

Diamondback Overdrive 29 Hardtail Mountain Bike, Black

Diamondback Bicycles
Sports

Diamondback Overdrive 29 Hardtail Mountain Bike, Black
 
  • General sizing: S=5'4"-5'7", M=5'7"-5'10", L=5'10"-6'1", XL=6'1"-6'4". If you have questions about sizing, feel free to contact us for more information.

Northwoods Aluminum Full Suspension Mountain Bike

North Woods
Released: 2012-05-01
Sports

Northwoods Aluminum Full Suspension Mountain Bike
 
  • Full Suspension Aluminum Frame with 50mm Steel Crown Fork
  • 21 Speed Twist Shifters
  • Crank- Steel Triple
Product Description:
Alloy Seat Clamp

Mongoose Status 2.2 Mountain Bike 26" Wheel Men's bicycle

Sports

Mongoose Status 2.2 Mountain Bike 26" Wheel Men s bicycle
 
Product Description:
Many things in life seem to hold us back. There are always errands to run, dishes to do, bills to pay, and it all gets in the way of what you really want to do: ride. Hop on the 26" men's Mongoose Status 2.2 mountain bike for a ride that won't hold you back. Featuring a strong aluminum frame with hydro formed tubing and a powerful suspension fork to smooth out bumps, the Status 2.2 is ready for your next adventure. A 21-speed Shimano rear derailleur guarantees quick shifting and the right gearing for any trail you encounter. Light and strong alloy rims add durability and support knobby 2.125" wide mountain tires that roll over anything in your path. Classic front and rear v-brakes help you control your speed and stop on a dime. Don't let life hold you back - get out and ride with the Status 2.2. Finally, a mountain bike that elevates your ride and won't break the bank along the way. There's nothing you can't do on a Mongoose.

26" Women's Kent KZR Mountain Bike, White/Teal, 21-speed Shimano drivetrain (White/Teal)

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Murtisol Mountain Bike 27.5’’ Hybrid Bicycle 21 Speed with Suspension/Shimano Derailleur/Dual Disc Brake in 4 Color

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Huffy Mountain Bike Summit Ridge w/Shimano & Trail Tires

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