There is an eye watering range of mountain bikes available, with budgets ranging from around £500 for a good level hardtail mountain bike, to multiple thousands of pounds for race ready carbon fibre mountain bikes. At Westbrook Cycles, supplying mountain bikes online - we speak to many customers who are working with different budgets, with the £3,000 mark being a popular price point for many customers, both old and new to the world of mountain biking.
At the £3,000 price point, customers can choose any bike they want - confident in knowing that it will be a well kitted out bike - whether that’s a full suspension mountain bike or a hardtail mountain bike. If you are buying a hardtail mountain bike with this budget, you can expect a full carbon fibre bike, which has the highest quality components.
Similarly, if you are buying a full suspension mountain bike, you can expect a bike which has very little in the way of compromises - this budget allows for a high performance full suspension mountain bike to be purchased.
Giant Trance 29 2 Full Suspension Mountain Bike
The Giant Trance 29er Full Suspension Mountain Bike allows you to climb ascents with ease, as well as smash the downhill sections. This bike has a lightweight, yet tough aluminium frame and trail geometry allowing you to attack every section. This is a bike which is designed to be agile, and it’s been designed to tackle obstacles large and small - there is 115mm or rear travel and 130mm travel from the front suspension forks.
Giant Liv Pique 29 1 Ladies Full Suspension Bike
The Liv Pique from Giant, is a fast bike which flows well across a massive array of off road terrain. Designed to ride how it looks, this bike is sleek - with internal cabling and lightweight paint. The aluminium frame is incredibly stiff, and the suspension has been tuned for women - with 100mm travel on both the front and rear.
Scott Ransom 920 Full Suspension Mountain Bike
Although coming in a little over budget, this bike is still worth including and well worth considering for those with a little extra budget to play with. Featuring 170mm of travel, this enduro mountain bike has a Fox 38 Fork, Twinloc suspension, SRAM Eagle Groupset and Syncros components to provide an exciting, engaging and forgiving mountain bike experience.