These days there are more options to consider when purchasing a mountain bike than ever before. Advances in technology have made high-efficiency performance a reality that often transcends the price you pay for a bike. If you’re thinking about purchasing a new mountain bike, chances are that you’re good and ready to seek out new adventures on your favorite trail and explore a few new ones as well. Whether you’re looking for a workhorse bike to put down miles on your local loop or searching for the dream bike that leaves no nuance unaddressed, this guide will give you an idea of what to expect at a few common price points. If you find yourself needing a little more guidance, call or chat with a Gear Advisor for real-world advice on which bike would best meet your needs.