Boardman Mountain Bike Pro Hardtail 29erMBUK gives the Boardman Pro 29er 4/5 Stars!
"The Boardman Pro 29er has a spec that’s a marvel at the price. A transmission based around Shimano’s peerless Deore and XT group set is more than you could reasonably expect at this price. Schwalbe treads on Mavic rims give a good blend of fast-rolling pace and all-weather grip. The carbon seat post is an easy-to-miss bonus, shaving some weight and adding a dose of vibration absorbing comfort."
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MBR, Hardtail of the Year - £1000 category, "Not only is it the lightest on test, but the Pro 29er also possesses both lateral stiffness and vertical compliance. Basically it out-accelerates the rest, whilst simultaneously ironing out trail buzz like nothing else. That's an impressive trick to master." Rated 9/10.
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The Boardman MTB Pro Hardtail 29er really is a bike that will turn heads for its performance, spec and looks. Over 18 months of testing on some of Europe's toughest trails has resulted in a bike that is rewriting the rule book on how a 29er should ride, with the geometry honed to provide a bike that is both lively and hugely controllable - whilst still incorporating the superb rollover characteristics that 29ers have become renowned for across the globe.
- Frame: Lightweight triple butted aluminum
- Forks: Superlight RockShox Reba RLT performance suspension fork (100mm travel)
- Gears: 2x10 speed Shimano XT/Deore for more precise gears and lighter weight
- Brakes: Shimano Deore hydraulic disc brakes for ultimate braking performance
- Wheels: Larger 29er Mavic 319 aluminium wheels and Schwalbe folding tyres
Take a look at our What is a 29er? article to find out more about these MTBs.
Boardman Mountain Bike Pro Hardtail 29er Extra Info
- FREE Local Store build
- FREE 6-week first service
- Pre-Delivery inspection + 22 point safety check
- OR get it delivered boxed for self-assembly
Why not upgrade to the 13 Incline Gamma 27.5" Mountain Bike for SRAM X9 gears and Sektor forks.
Approximate Weight (KG): 12.1kg Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc Brakes Forks: RockShox Reba RLT Air with Lockout - Tapered Steerer - 15mm Maxle Frame Material: Alloy Gender: Mens Number of Gears: 20 Pedals Included: Yes Suspension: Front Suspension Wheel Size: 29"
Cassette/Freewheel: Shimano Deore HG62 - 11-36t Chainset: FSA Comet 368 PF30 39/27t Fork Lock-out: Yes Fork travel: 100mm Forks - Adjustable damping: No Front Brake: Shimano Deore Hydraulic Disc Brake - 180mm Rotor Front Mech: Shimano Deore - 2 Speed Gear Shifters: Shimano Deore - 2x10 Triggers Geometry: Boardman MTB Hardtail Handlebars: Boardman E4P SL - 680mm(S) 700mm(M,L) - 31.8 with 15mm Rise Headset: FSA Orbit C-40 ACB/Industrial 1.1/8" to 1.1/2" Tapered - Integrated Pedals: Wellgo Platform 9/16" Rear Brake: Shimano Deore Hydraulic Disc Brake - 160mm Rotor Rear Mech: Shimano XT Shadow Plus - 10 Speed - Long Cage Rims: Mavic XM319 - 32 Hole Saddle: Boardman E4P - Chromoly Rails Seatpost: Boardman E4P SL - Uni-directional Carbon Fibre - 31.6mm - 350mm(S) 400mm (M,L) with offset Stem: Boardman E4P SL - 70mm - 31.8 with +/-7 degree rise Type: Mountain Bikes Tyres: Schwalbe Nobby Nick Folding 29" x 2.25"
Boardman Mountain Bike Pro Hardtail 29er
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ReviewsBoardman Mountain Bike Pro Hardtail 29er 2014 39 39Boardman 29er Pro Having always avoided mainstream brands in the past, I was drawn to the Boardman Pro buy it's good spec and neat frame design...after owning and riding I'm very impressed with the package. Tight handling, good weight distribution and far from mainstream...if anything is a good or better than many more exotic rides. The only upgrade I would make would be XT shifters and XT brakes set...this just raises the spec to "superb", bought on offer makes this excellent value. 08 December 2014Great Purchase I got this bike for through my cycle to work scheme and is great for the money. Highly recommend it. One downside is that I would prefer riser handle bars but no biggy and the cables are not internally routed. Everything else is great and it won the 2014 bike of the year for the price bracket. 02 December 2014Boardman 29er Just got the bike and really impressed. Will compliment my cyclocross very well, bring on the mud and snow! I have taken the bike for a quick ride and it feels great, really impressed so far. 15 November 2014Great trail bike. This was a replacement bike, not a 1st choice but recommended. But actually an amazing bike for the money, some decent parts that easily soak up red routes on trails. The ease of riding over harsh terrain is a marked improvement, loving the 29er. 15 November 2014Excellent all round bike I've had this bike over a year now so had the opportunity to put some mile on it in all weathers and riding conditions. I am fairly new to mtb so have no real opinions or brand loyalty's. I have used it a lot for general XC where I live, numerous trips to Cannock Chase and the Peak District and can honestly say it has performed faultlessly. It fly's up hills and down fast flowing single track. The 29er format really works for hardtails, smoothing out the trails and maintains momentum effortlessly. Very impressed with the quality and standard of components, I have had no issues apart from the frame did suffer from cable rub but I bought a set of the rubber frame protectors and problem sorted. Front brakes pads have just worn and Nobby Nics are still going strong. During the summer I bought some Schwalbe Marathon touring tyres, which turns it into a hybred and saves the knobbly tyres for offroad stuff. This is an incredible mtb, at an amazing price, it has to be on your short list if you are in the market for a new hardtail, well done Boardman. 09 November 2014excellent bike. Upgraded from the brilliant Voodoo Aizan and cannot believe the difference between the two. Brakes are superb ,it turns quicker, lighter and gear changes are slick. Had to buy a shock pump (£20 at Halfords) to set it for my weight as forks bottomed out just lightly touching the brakes.set it to 140psi and now its brilliant! Service at the Stirling store excellent as always. 09 December 2014Boardman MTB Robust High performance Good looking Great ride feeling 04 October 2014WOW WOW WOW What an awesome bike. It just rolls and stops as it knows when too. Can't find any faults this bike at all. 03 October 2014
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