There are a lot of different ways to ride off-road, and we’re here to help you choose the right mountain bike for however and wherever you want to ride! Cross country bikes such as the Top Fuel, Procaliber, X-Caliber, and Marlin are light and agile making them great for trails that are flat, narrow, and twisty. Trail bikes such as the Fuel EX and Roscoe are amazing for steeper descents or a lot more chunky terrain.
The most common types of bikes—trail and cross country—can either be full suspension bikes with both front and rear shocks, or hardtails with no rear shock.
Stop by the shop or send us an email and we can help guide you to the right mountain bike for your cycling goals!
Where to ride!
The right tires for the job!
The proper tread pattern, the right volume, and do you go tubeless?
Cross country mountain biking can have smoother but more twisty trails. This means a light weight tire can be more valuable compared to a tire with chunky tread. Tires that we like to ride on these smoother and faster trails are the Bontrager XR3 and the Continental Cross King.
Setting up your tires tubeless will also make your mountain biking experience more enjoy-able. Tubeless means that there is no tube in the tire, but there is sealant! This allows you to ride tires at a lower pressure without the risk of pinch flats while also sealing any small punctures along the way. Read all about it here on Stan's No Tubes website!