The weather is getting better, which means it’s time to get ready for some bumpy roads on the mountain trails, and what better way to do it than with a brand new mountain bike?
There are 100’s of mountain bikes to choose from, whatever your budget is, and whether you’re an expert or just about to begin. However, one can get lost and confused with too many options. That’s what we’re here for: Narrowing down your options to the 7 best mountain bikes, considering price, performance and style, so you don’t have to spend an entire day trying to figure out what bicycle to buy.
BEIOU Carbon Fiber 650B Mountain Bike
This beautiful carbon fiber machine by BEIOU is the best-selling high-grade mountain bike on Amazon. It’s an extremely smooth ride and very durable, with terrific disc brakes and maybe most important to some, its carbon build means it’s easy to carry around. The BEIOU mountain bike will set you back $1199 or $1299, depending if you go for the 19-inch or 17-inch model.
Mongoose Status 2.6 Mountain Bike
The Mongoose mountain bike has an aluminum full suspension frame, with a long travel suspension fork that increases control and smoothes bumps along the road. If you want to buy the Mongoose, it’ll cost you $303.83.
MTB Folding Mountain Bike
The MTB Folding Mountain Bike is currently on a tremendous sale, costing just $329 instead of $699 on Amazon. Besides its folding feature for a comfortable and space-efficient experience when you’re not riding it, it has a 26-inch high-carbon steel frame, 24 speed and a durable aluminum alloy fork that doesn’t hurt your riding experience, even when the road gets bumpy.
Merax Hardtail Mountain Bike
The Merax is a 26-inch mountain bike has dual disc brakes for impressive stopping power and a dual aluminum rim for higher-level performance. It weighs only 36 lbs, yet it’s very durable and is one of the better mountain bikes around from an aesthetic point of view. You can buy it for just $149.99.
Vilano Mountain Bike
The Vilano is a 26-inch mountain bike with 21 speed and disc brakes. It has alloy mag wheels and a suspension fork with lockout. Thanks to its almost 100% aluminum alloy build, it’s much lighter than your ordinary metal bike. Buying the Vilano will set you back $299.
Gravity 2017 Mountain Bike
The Gravity Mountain Bike has front and rear disc brakes with aluminum frames. For its price ($329.95), it just might be the best bike around. It’s an especially terrific purchase for someone who’s thinking about starting with mountain biking.
Vilano Blackjack 3.0 Mountain Bike
Our second Vilano mountain bike of the list, the Blackjack 3.0 has 29-inch wheels and double wall alloy rims. For a bike that costs $269, it’s probably on par with a lot of other bikes that cost over $400. As long as you keep it on beginner and medium-level trails, it’ll provide a long and enjoyable service.