Frequent question: What is the best MTB in the world?

Is Trek or Scott better?

Both bikes work so well that you forget about the bike while you are riding and just focus on the trail. The Scott has better components and is more “Enduro” oriented, whereas the Trek is more “Trail” oriented. If it was me, I’d probably go with the Scott just for the value factor, and I like long, chunky decents.

Why are mountain bikes so expensive?

Mountain bikes are expensive because of the use of high-quality components and technology, some MTB’s go up to $13,000. … Cheap mountain bikes are outright dangerous on trails, frames, wheel, and handlebars can break especially if you ride trails.

What are the different types of MTB?

While there are plenty of different terms manufacturers use to describe their bikes, there are 4 basic types: Cross Country (XC), Trail, All Mountain (Enduro), and Downhill (DH).

What does MTN stand for?


Acronym Definition
MTN Medium-Term Note (banking/finance)
MTN Mobile Telephone Number
MTN Military Training Network (various schools)
MTN Mobile Telephone Network (South African cellular service provider)

Are Hardtails more fun?

Hardtails are a little rougher, but that just adds to the sense of speed, even if you’re not riding as fast. They can even be more fun on some trails: the kind of trail that isn’t too rough and needs a bit of pedaling, a sweet jump trail, or a fresh secret trail where you’re surfing loam all the way down.

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Are Hardtails making a comeback?

In recent years, the hardtail bike experience enjoys a comeback even though refined and equipped with 29” sized wheels that enable us to ride faster with less pedal effort. A bigger wheel diameter also helps to decrease bumping while riding over rough terrain.

Do people still ride Hardtails?

Hardtails are largely absent from the party, though. Even XC racers (yes, those still exist) are most often riding short-travel full-suspension bikes because they’ve become so light in recent years that there’s no reason to go without some cush.