With their fat tires, suspension, and durable components, mountain bikes are the perfect vehicle for getting off the beaten track and hitting refresh. You’ll also increase your fitness as you power over dirt climbs and romp around the trails.
A dream bike can cost $10,000, but mountain biking doesn’t have to be expensive. Here are seven mountain bikes ready for all your future adventures. Note: For this roundup we’ve focused on hardtail, rather than full-suspension, bikes because at this price point, a hardtail will feature better quality parts and frame build.