Mountain biking started back in the late 1970s and early 1980s and like many good old tales, riders back in those days from the areas of Colorado, Cupertino, California in the United States tinkered with cruiser bikes and modified them with better brakes and fat tires for freewheeling down mountain trails. You can say mountain bike was the successor of cruiser bike (in a way). Fast-forwarding a couple of decades, it is one of the most popular sports all over the world. Whilst professionals compete and aim to accelerate above one another within the field, layperson like you and I, who wants to experience the thrill of riding over rocky terrain, countless companies manufacture great quality bikes which are both sturdy and light, overcoming many challenges of mountainous terrain. Top-notch brands come to mind: Trek, Cannondale, Giant, Ibis, Yeti, and Santa Cruz. We will delve into the top 3 brands.
Top 3 Best Brands Of Mountain Bikes
Founded in 1975 during the surge of popularity for cycling, 45 years ago, by two guys out of a barn in Waterloo, called Richard Burke and Bevil Hogg. Today, along with Giant Manufacturing Co, The Cannondale Bicycle Corporation, market share for the trio accounts for roughly 1/3 of the total revenue of mountain bikes’ sales globally. One would beg to ask the question, “What makes Trek so great?”