Five reasons why you should have a hardtail in the fleet

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Liam Mercer

Deputy Tech Editor here at Liam can also be found photographing bikes as well as riding them. He's not shy of an enduro here or there and he's equally happy in the winter slop as he is ripping up the summer's dust.


2 years 3 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?)