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Best Hardtail Bike Ratings Summary

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Score Product Price Our Take
80
$1,600
Editors' Choice Award
Fun and versatility meet with the 2018 Specialized Fuse Comp.
78
$1,599
Top Pick Award
Aggressive hardtail with a burly fork and an appetite for high speeds
77
$2,399
Top Pick Award
Frolicsome and playful ride that lacks a few important skills.
73
$1,499
An hardtail with an enduro-inspired attitude.
70
$2,399
A good-looking steel hardtail that delivers decent on-trail performance.
70
$3,799
Top Pick Award
A mile-eating hardtail that covers distance easily but is too brutal for rocky terrain.
66
$1,599
Solid all-arounder that is limited by compoents.
62
$1,799
A sharp handling and quick-witted trail bike that provides an uncomfortable ride on rough terrain.
61
$2,199
A traditional aggressive hardtail with a simple and straight forward approach.
56
$1,299
A comofortable climber that is suitable for bikepacking and long days in the saddle.