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Shop the largest inventory of used hardtail mountain bikes for sale from verified sellers at MyNextBike. Find Cross country and trail hardtails for up to 70% of their original selling price.

What are hardtail mountain bikes

Hardtail mountain bikes are a type of mountain bike that features a suspension fork in the front but lacks rear suspension. The term "hardtail" refers to the rigid or non-suspended rear end of the bike. These bikes are popular for various off-road riding disciplines, including cross-country (XC) riding, trail riding, and even some light downhill use. Some popular models include the Trek Roscoe, Trek Marlin, Specialized Rockhopper.

should I buy a hardtail or full suspension mountain bike

Cost: Hardtails are generally more affordable than full-suspension bikes. If you're on a budget, a hardtail might allow you to get a higher-quality bike for the same price as a lower-end full-suspension model.

Efficiency: Hardtails are more efficient for climbing and pedaling on smoother terrain. If you primarily ride on less technical trails or enjoy cross-country riding, a hardtail can provide a more responsive and efficient ride.

Maintenance: Hardtails have fewer moving parts, which generally makes them easier to maintain. If you prefer a bike with simpler upkeep, a hardtail might be a good choice.

Skill Development: Riding a hardtail can help develop fundamental riding skills, as you'll need to rely more on body positioning and technique to navigate rough terrain.

If you need help choosing the right hardtail bike for you, contact one of our ride guides.