Mountain Bikes

Mountain bikes come in a few price categories that equate to performance and capabilities:

 

$400 -500 = not for frequent or semi serious offroading

$500- 800 = starting to get capabilities, heavy, slower handling, avoid full suspension at this price

$800- 1500 = valid off road machines, weight is dropping, upgraded components, full suspension will be 30+ lbs

$1500 – 2500 = Solid upper line brand trail bikes

$2500- ? = Light weight, solid components, state of the art performance

 

If you are into a project, buy a Chinese carbon frame and build one.

 

http://www.light-bicycle.com/

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