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Spring fever: Five of the best mountain bikes for men
As spring officially begins, mountain biking and other seasonal activities are set to begin. Many people this time of the year begin their search for the perfect mountain bike. There are many mountain bikes on the market for men, so it might be difficult to find just the right one.
Here are five of the best mountain bikes for men which will keep you happy and competitive this year:
2011 Ibis Mojo HD
The Ibis Mojo HD mountain bike for men is one of the best bikes on the market, but it does not come cheap. The 2011 Ibis Mojo HD is available for $2,400 at most sporting goods stores and retail stores as well as online. This bike is made with an all carbon composite frame and comes in small, medium, large and extra-large. It has an anti-squat trait which will allow for lighter shock and also has a bottom bracket and pivot locations.
This bike is one of the best when it comes to design and flawless riding, with fewer bumps in the road and more capabilities to maneuver even the toughest terrain. It has a tapered steerer for even more control and DW-Link suspension design yielding 160mm travel. The air spring preload is also easy to adjust to your personal settings depending on what you prefer and the bike cait n be angled to many different forks. This is a really top-notch bike that is built with comfort and mobility in mind.
If you are a serious mountain biker then this is a bike you have to check into.
Marin Bolinas Ridge Hydraulic Disc Mountain Bike 2011
The Marin Bolinas Ridge Hydraulic Disc mountain bike is one of the best on the market and definitely is worth the money. The bike has a light buildup which will help you increase your speed as you race and the front suspension is very comfortable on tough terrain. The Marin Bolinas Ridge Hydraulic Disc mountain bike offers the same sleek design as in previous models but with more improvements in overall comfort and speed. The frame is built from 6061 Double Butted Aluminum with Edge 3 OS Top and Down Tubes and the pedals are composite.
This mountain bike also has disc brakes which are something a lot of men are looking for. Overall this mountain bike is suited for a man who is serious about mountain biking but also enjoys recreational biking as well. You can get the bike in small, medium and large to fit your own personal needs.
This bike is available at most retail stores or sporting goods stores for about $980.
Jamis Dakar XAM 2.0
The Jamis Dakar XAM 2.0 is one of the most expensive bikes you can get but it also is one of the best in terms of quality and mechanics. You can get this mountain bike at most retail stores or sporting goods stores for about $5,000. The Jamis Dakar XAM 2.0 mountain bike for men is a very light bike that can take you on all kinds of trails since it is made from aluminum. This mountain bike contains a lot of professional parts and hardware, which will increase the reliability and durability of the bike.
This is one of the best bikes on the market because it rides really well even in the roughest of terrain. This bike is also great since it is made to withstand all types of weather conditions. This is one of the best bikes you can get if you are a serious biker or are into professional mountain biking because of the speed and lightweight construction.
Diamondback Overdrive Professional Mountain Bike
The Diamondback Overdrive Professional is one of the most elite mountain bikes on the market and is perfect for a man who is serious about riding. This mountain bike is perfect for the bigger guy who is looking for a good time with added support and comfort. This bike features an aluminum frame with Avid BB5 disc brakes and has six-inch rotors. The steerer is alloy and it also comes with Motion Control for an even better ride. This mountain bike is not for the occasional mountain biker, since it is built for reliability and regular use. This bike is enormous in the size and power it holds, so it is perfect for all types of terrain. The bike can be for a professional mountain biker or it can be for an avid enthusiast of mountain biking, it is just that versatile.
This mountain bike is actually one of the cheaper of the top five mountain bikes for men with a price tag of about $1,200. You can buy the Diamondback Overdrive Professional at most retail stores and sporting goods stores as well as many online retail stores for the same price.
Diamondback Men's Sorrento Mountain Bicycle 2011
The 2011 Diamondback Men's Sorrento is also a great mountain bike and it is the least expensive option if you want a great mountain bike. This bike is about $300 and it is available at most retail stores or sporting goods stores as well as many online stores. This is a very good mountain bike for a man because it is so comfortable and the design is very sleek. This is just overall an excellent mountain bike, whether you want to ride the harsh terrain or just ride the bike through local parks. The frame is made out of DB 6061-T6 heat treated aluminum and the brakes are made from Tektro alloy linear. Truly it is an excellent bike at an affordable price, which also makes it great for a beginner or occasional biker.
This bike should definitely be on your list because it is comfortable, durable, and reliable. It can handle just about any terrain and nothing seems to fall apart no matter how hard you ride it. The bike is very sturdy and offers a variety of features that make it a steal for the price.
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