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Old 11-19-21, 10:52 PM
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So I want to start getting into mountain biking, but I've noticed that a mountain bikes are pretty expensive. Like if you want to get a decent bicycle you can pay five to seven hundred dollars but if you want a good mountain bike that you can really shred trails with it seems like they're almost like $1,000 and above. Wondering if you guys have any recommendations for a good mountain bike. I don't want it falling apart LOL.
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Old 11-20-21, 09:07 PM
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$1000? If you really want to 'shred' I'd consider that entry level. I'd be looking at least double that...for a hardtail. You want full suspension add at least $500-700.
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Yep, my new Scott Spark 960 in New Zealand is the base spec Shimano 12sp, and its still USD$3,300... its not exactly cheap to get something you like!
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So I want to start getting into mountain biking, but I've noticed that a mountain bikes are pretty expensive. Like if you want to get a decent bicycle you can pay five to seven hundred dollars but if you want a good mountain bike that you can really shred trails with it seems like they're almost like $1,000 and above. Wondering if you guys have any recommendations for a good mountain bike. I don't want it falling apart LOL.
Good equipment that lasts and is reliable is expensive. It's not just limited to mountain bikes.

As another example...Photography...my girlfriend has over $5000k wrapped up into her camera and related equipment.

And if buying a new bike..You aren't going to get a decent bike for $500-$700. And if you plan to "shred trails" you'll need to push your budget to ~$2k

Best bang for the buck with a limited budget is going to be Giant. Now you just need to decide if you want a hardtail for full suspension.

https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/bi...erial=aluminum

https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/bi...bikes/hardtail
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