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Compare Best Hardtail Bikes

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Score Product Price Our Take
86
$2,150
Editors' Choice Award
A well-rounded hardtail that blends solid value with stellar performance in most situations
84
$1,999
Top Pick Award
With 27.5"+ tires and a moderately aggressive modern geometry, this bike is a total fun hog
82
$1,899
Top Pick Award
A mean and aggressive hardtail with an appetite for high speeds and steep trails
80
$2,579
Top Pick Award
A slick-climbing hardtail mountain bike that is ready for a cross country race but is happy thrashing flow trails
79
$2,099
A hardcore hardtail made for aggressive riders and terrain that is slightly hamstrung by several weak points of its build
77
$2,399
Top Pick Award
A very fun and versatile hardtail that is comfortable on a narrow range of terrain
76
$2,100
Top Pick Award
A versatile bikepacking rig that has the ability to rip trails
69
$1,999
The Timberjack delivers solid on-trail performance and is more than happy to double as a bikepacking rig