It's right for you if...
You're testing the waters of off-road riding, and want a real mountain bike at great value with a wide range of gears to cover more ground on the road and trail.
The tech you get
A lightweight aluminium frame with internal shift cable and brake hose routing to protect your cables and add to the bike's sleek look, an efficient 2x8 drive train, powerful hydraulic disc brakes, a saddle designed for women and a suspension fork that takes the edge off bumps and rough terrain, plus a suspension fork with a lever that lets you easily lock the suspension so you don't waste energy on smooth terrain.
The final word
Performance features like suspension lockout, stronger double-walled rims and hydraulic disc brakes. It's also equipped with rack and kickstand mounts and a wide range of gears. These design details make it a great choice if your mountain bike doubles as your commuter.