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Mountain Bikes - Front Suspension

Mountain bikes - front suspension mtb

Front suspension mountain bikes (hardtails) are lean, fast mountain machines. Our front suspension mountain bikes from Giant, Trek and Salas allow you to climb with ease and agility as you race to the front of the pack. Stop by Cycle Works to test ride one today.

Trek Stache 5
$1,889.99
With Stache 5, you don't have to pay a big cover charge to get into the 29+ party. It's a trail hardtail that rolls on 3-inch mid-fat tires for monster-truck traction on rough and loose terrain. This mountain bike is equipped with a burly suspension fork to keep you on your line when things get rowdy and a frame that delivers a lively and fun ride with its astonishingly short chainstays. It's right for you if... You ride because riding is fun, and you don't want to fuss with a full-suspension rig. You prioritize solid, dependable parts over the latest high-priced gadget, and want a bike you can take anywhere, from gravel bikepacking adventures to marathon singletrack days to gnarly, rocky routes. The tech you get An Alpha Platinum Aluminum frame with innovative features like an elevated midstay, Stranglehold dropouts, and Boost hub spacing for tons of tire clearance. The wide 3-inch tires mounted to 50mm SUNringle rims deliver unbelievable traction, but are still spry enough to pop off jumps and scramble up climbs. Plus, it has a Shimano Deore 1x10 drivetrain with hydraulic disc brakes, a Manitou Machete 32 Comp fork with 120mm of travel, and a dropper post. The final word Stache 5 is an absolute blast. The short chainstays deliver a lively ride and quick acceleration, while the mid-fat tires grip loose terrain relentlessly and steamroll over obstacles. It's built with solid components that will hold up for all the good times on the trail. Why you'll love it 1 - Stache is super versatile and equally at home on multi-day bikepacking trips as it is on rough singletrack 2 - The super-short chainstays make it really easy to show off your wheelie skills 3 - This model gives you most of the performance of the higher-end models for way less money 4 - Traction satisfaction: the mid-fat tires immediately make you a more confident and capable rider 5 - We're not the only ones who love it: DirtRag says, "[Stache] is the most fun bike I rode this year, and fun is where it's at."
Salsa Rangefinder Deore 27.5+
$1,099.00
Tame trails and tracks less traveled with Rangefinder Deore 27.5+. The lightweight aluminum frame, confidence-inspiring trail geometry, and unrelenting grip of 27.5 x 2.8" tires make a solid platform for exploring singletrack and any other off-road action you might get into. The Shimano Deore components deliver smooth shifts, while the dropper post and 120mm fork take the intimidation out of tricky terrain.
Salsa Timberjack 20 SUS
$549.00
Timberjack's 20 is Salsa's plus-sized 3-inch-tire kids’ mountain bike. It's designed to encourage rides that will make young explorers into lifelong ones. This bike will be there on family camp adventures and solo missions in the nearby woods, fostering independence all the way. Timberjack 20 SUS offers a suspension fork for bump absorption to help young riders build confidence on rough terrain. The rugged, heat-treated frame has excellent durability while 3-inch wide tires help them stay upright with maximum stability and traction.
Salsa Timberjack 24 SUS
$599.99
Timberjack's 24 is Salsa's plus-sized 3-inch-tire kids’ mountain bike. It's designed to encourage rides that will make young explorers into lifelong ones. This bike will be there on family camp adventures and solo missions in the nearby woods, fostering independence all the way. Timberjack 24 SUS features a Suntour XCM fork with a suspension to help handle the bumps and obstacles of the trail. The bike’s 3-inch wide tires provide stability and traction on rough surfaces.
Giant ATX 3
$430.00 - $435.00
From parkways to paths and everything in between, this versatile bike can add some spice to your commute or fitness routine. With its flat handlebar, upright positioning and suspension fork, it’s cool and capable on-road or off-road. With a rugged personality and a smooth riding style, ATX features the familiar flat-handlebar look of a traditional mountain bike. It has a lightweight yet durable ALUXX aluminum frame and a suspension fork with 100mm of smooth travel to soak up bumps. The wheel diameter varies based on bike size, with 26-inch wheels on smaller frames and 27.5 on larger ones. This tailors the bike’s handling to a rider’s height. Powerful brakes deliver confident handling in all types of weather, and integrated mounts make it easy to add racks or fenders to suit your riding adventures. KEY PERFORMANCE FACTORS All-terrain versatility - With a mountain bike style flat handlebar, and suspension fork, you can ride road or dirt with confidence. Lightweight and durable - Frameset constructed with high-quality ALUXX aluminum. Comfort and stability - Frame geometry puts the rider in a position that balances efficiency with stability on rough roads, paths or trails.
Giant ATX 3
$430.00
From parkways to paths and everything in between, this versatile bike can add some spice to your commute or fitness routine. With its flat handlebar, upright positioning and suspension fork, it’s cool and capable on-road or off-road. With a rugged personality and a smooth riding style, ATX features the familiar flat-handlebar look of a traditional mountain bike. It has a lightweight yet durable ALUXX aluminum frame and a suspension fork with 100mm of smooth travel to soak up bumps. The wheel diameter varies based on bike size, with 26-inch wheels on smaller frames and 27.5 on larger ones. This tailors the bike’s handling to a rider’s height. Powerful brakes deliver confident handling in all types of weather, and integrated mounts make it easy to add racks or fenders to suit your riding adventures. KEY PERFORMANCE FACTORS All-terrain versatility - With a mountain bike style flat handlebar, and suspension fork, you can ride road or dirt with confidence. Lightweight and durable - Frameset constructed with high-quality ALUXX aluminum. Comfort and stability - Frame geometry puts the rider in a position that balances efficiency with stability on rough roads, paths or trails.
Trek Marlin 5 Women's
$539.99 - $549.99
Marlin 5 Women's is a trail-worthy daily rider that's perfectly suited for everyday adventures, on and off the trail. A front suspension fork, a frame and parts designed specifically for women, 21 speeds, and mounts for a rack and kickstand make it an ideal choice for new trail riders or anyone looking for a comfortable, stable commuter with the ruggedness of a real mountain bike. It's right for you if... You're new to the trail, and you're looking for a great value on a real mountain bike that can double as a commuter. You also side with women who prefer the fit and feel of a bike made specifically for them. The tech you get A lightweight Alpha Silver Aluminum frame with a sloping top tube on smaller sizes for better standover height and more confidence on the trail, touchpoints—like the saddle, bars, and grips—that can provide a better fit to women from the start, 21 speeds, a wide range of gearing for big hills, hydraulic disc brakes that feel smoother than mechanical disc brakes, and a suspension fork with 100mm of travel. The final word A trail-tough mountain bike built specifically for women. It's built in Trek's MTB heritage and more than capable of taking on trail adventures. But it's also versatile. It's a popular ride on college campuses because the rack and kickstand mounts make it easy to accessorize and haul a load. Why you'll love it - It's a real mountain bike that's also perfectly suited to daily commutes, rides around campus, or just getting from A to B on any surface - Smaller frame sizes (13.5" and 15.5") have short-reach brake levers that make it easier and more comfortable for riders with smaller hands to brake confidently - It has separate brake and shift levers (a feature that's common on more expensive mountain bikes) so you can fine-tune the positioning for comfort - Rack and kickstand mounts make it easy to accessorize, so your mountain bike can double as a rugged commuter
Trek Stache 9.7
$3,799.99
Stache 9.7 is our lightest 29+ trail hardtail. It's built with an OCLV Mountain Carbon frame that's shockingly light for its oversized appearance, a premium RockShox Pike RL fork with 120mm of travel, and performance parts like a SRAM Eagle drivetrain. The 3-inch mid-fat tires and full carbon frame make it our most fun and capable hardtail mountain bike ever. It's right for you if... You're all about fast and fun trail rides with your friends. But you want to have fun faster, so you want a carbon frame and a high-end spec you can rely on for long days in the saddle. The tech you get A lightweight OCLV Mountain Carbon frame with Stranglehold dropouts, a 120mm RockShox Pike RL fork, and a SRAM GX Eagle 1x12 drivetrain. Plus, SUNringle Duroc 50mm rims, included tubeless rim tape and valves, 29x3.0 Bontrager XR2 Team Issue tires, a Bontrager Drop Line dropper post, and a 35mm Bontrager Line Pro carbon handlebar to match the burly disposition of this go-anywhere, ride-anything monster. The final word Stache 9.7 pairs the light and smooth ride of carbon with the traction and momentum of 29+ mid-fat tires to make a fun trail hardtail that holds its own with both the distance-crushing XC crowd and your rowdy trail-riding buddies. Why you'll love it 1 - 29+ has an incredible amount of merit, and this lightweight carbon frame brings the platform to its full potential 2 - Fun is faster than ever with a lightweight Stache carbon frame and top-shelf parts 3 - Stache is super versatile and equally at home on multi-day bikepacking trips as it is on rough singletrack 4 - We're not the only ones who love it: Outside Magazine says, "[Stache 9.7] is the world's best hardtail mountain bike - hands down." 5 - It's super easy to go tubeless with the included Tubeless Ready tires, rim strips, and valves
Surly Karate Monkey Front Suspension
$2,200.00
Karate Monkey is a highly-versatile trail bike that plays the part of 29er and 27.5+ equally well. Multipurpose Hardtail Mountain Bike Karate Monkey delivers a resilient, lively ride on all sorts of gnarly terrain. Its frame is a highly-versatile canvas for whatever dirty masterpiece your brain cooks up. According to our computing machine (Thor) it can be set up in approximately 487 different configurations. Originally designed as a 29er (and the frame that helped spark the 29" wheel movement), the latest Karate Monkey is designed to perform just as admirably as a 27.5+ rig as well. This allows you to pick your poison — provided your poison is having a really great time while permanently donning a maniacal grin, of course. - Modern trail standards: dropper post compatibility, 44mm headtube, Gnot-Boost rear spacing, thru-axles, suspension-corrected fork - Compatibility with most mountain bike standards makes it the perfect parts bin bike (no rim brakes allowed, though) - Clearance for 29 x 2.5 or 27.5 x 3 tires
Giant Dirt-E+ 2
$2,600.00
Elevate your adventure. Get ready to experience trail riding like never before. More power, more control on rough roads, paths, or singletrack. The all-new Dirt-E lets you tap into an added boost of power to help you tackle the toughest terrain. The compact SyncDrive Sport motor delivers a smooth and instantaneous boost that blends seamlessly with your own pedaling power — so you can ride stronger and longer, even on steeep and challenging trails. With its stable, XC-oriented frame and integrated EnergyPak battery, the Dirt-E+ gives you the power to conquer mountains. - Giant SyncDrive Sport, 20mph, 80Nm torque, powered by Yamaha - Giant PedalPlus 4-sensor technology - Giant EnergyPak 500 - ALUXX SL-grade aluminum frame - Shimano 2x9-speed shifting with Shimano hydraulic disc brakes
All-City Electric Queen NX Eagle
$2,399.00
The All-City Electric Queen was expressly made for maximum fun. Sitting squarely in the “trail” category it goes up almost as well as it comes back down. Short wheelbase, modern trail geometry, and plus size tire clearance makes this a non-stop dirt party no matter what terrain you’re tackling that day. Its whippy 612 chromoly frame with internal dropper post routing, boost spacing, and those short chainstays make berm-carving and wheelies second nature. A RockShox Sektor fork delivers 120mm of travel so you can get after it and carry more speed through the fun stuff, while WTB ST wheels and 3-inch Ranger tires keep you on your line when you’re pushing the limits. Its SRAM NX 1x12 drivetrain delivers a significant gear range to tackle all brands of elevation change, and SRAM Level hydraulic brakes keep your Queen from abusing all that power. You’ll pilot this rad machine from the comfort of a cockpit outfitted by Salsa, All-City, and Promax, ensuring your ride is both Electric and worthy of frequent repetition.
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