Five reasons why you should have a hardtail in the fleet

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Liam Mercer

Tech Editor here at Liam can also be found photographing bikes as well as revelling in cycling's intricacies. Whether it's gravel, mountain, or e-MTB as long as it's a bike on dirt, he's happy.


3 years 2 months ago

6. Stops you heading down the gravel bike rabbithole which inevitably ends up with a flat bar adventure rigid or short travel hardtail.

I completely agree with everything else, being a new convert to MTB I love the simplicity and think they look fantastic. I mean, just look at that Ritchey. I've almost got enough bits to build a summer-only frame out of it and keep the Calibre for winter trails (are summer bikes even a thing, or is that just a roadie affliction?)