As a passionate mountain biker, Alexis Kuperfis explains us which ATV among the new 2019 models.
Trek Roscoe 6
Trek is one of the leader brands on the ATV market. The Roscoe 6, displayed at the cost of € 730 is adapted to beginners. It will make you enjoy the walks on the trails. It is made of aluminium but it weighs only 15,3 kg. Its transmission is a single-pan balance which has 10 speed levels. This type of transmission is ideal for beginners, because it is light and easy to handle. It is a semi rigid ATV. Thus, it is not very suitable for downhill runs. It is though very efficient in the accessible paths with a moderated drop thanks to it telescopic fork that absorbs well the bumps and the shocks. Finally, it is equipped with disc brakes that ensure an effective stop.
Santa Cruz Chameleon
Displayed at a price of € 2800, this bike is designed for advanced bikers. It is a semi rigid ATV of 13,4 kg. Very flexible, it is as effective for long rides as it is for downhill runs. It has hydraulic disc brakes and 27,5 inch tires that guarantee a very good adherence and stability. Modular, it uses interchangeable pedals, which allows you to ride different types of surfaces, from the aggressive trail to the nice hiking or jumping. Only one negative point, it will require the purchase of expensive accessories, if you like to roll on different types of surfaces.
BMC Speedfox 03 Two
It is a multifunctional model that is displayed at a price of € 1800. Equipped with an aluminium frame, this ATV only weighs 14,3 kg. It offers a mastered suspension for comfortable hikes. It is adapted for both sporty hiking trails and alternating steep climbs and descent. It integrates hydraulic disc brakes and suggests a well-balanced geometry
Cube Stereo 120 pro
Cube is a German brand, active since 1993 and known worldwide for the quality of its bikes that are always safe and robust. This suspended mountain bike weighs 14,5 kg and seduces riders by its polyvalent design. Although it is designed to make it easy to do the most winding paths, its capacity to climb mountains and to go down the steepest paths in complete comfort. This model ensures a very good amortization from different shocks. Of course, with a price of € 2800, it also has hydraulic disc brakes.