Best Enduro Mountain Bikes 2017

Over the last few years, Enduro Mountain Biking has taken off. Lots of riders are calling it “the real mountain biking” because it involves some climbing, lots of descending and technical features that tests the most out of riders and bikes.

In this list we added the most interesting enduro mountain bikes launched or announced during 2017. Note we have included a 2018 model but it’s because it was made available in 2017.

2017 Specialized Enduro Pro Carbon

Specialized Enduro 2017

Specialized new model for 2017 includes the X-style frame and the SWAT door which allows you to store basic repair tools into the bike.

  • 170mm front travel
  • 170mm rear travel
  • SRAM Eagle X01 drivetrain
  • SRAM Guide RS brakes
  • Boost
  • Retails for $6500
  • More info

 

2017 WHYTE G-160

Whyte G-160 Enduro Mountain Bikes

  • SRAM GX components
  • 160mm front travel
  • Boost
  • 66 degree head angle
  • Retails from ~$3380
  • More info

Trek Slash 9.9 Race

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Top of the line Trek Slash, ready to take the most demanding enduro races.

  • Comes with a TALAS 130/160mm (changes front suspension travel)
  • Crabon frame
  • X01 groupset components
  • SRAM Guide Ultimate carbon brakes
  • Retails for ~$7900

Santa Cruz Nomad CC (2018 model)

Nomad 2018 Enduro Mountain Bike

All new Nomad for 2018. A tweaked geometry and slacker design. The nomad is a 170mm/170mm travel enduro bike.

  • RockShox Lyrik RCT3 Solo Air
  • VPP Suspension
  • Boot rear axle
  • X01 Eagle components
  • Retails from about $7199
  • More info

Yeti SB6 Enduro

Yeti SB6 Enduro Mountain Bike

Yeti is a boutique bike manufacturer that is known to build some of the most beautiful mountain bikes in the market. And the SB6 is their enduro beast.

  • Uses¬†switch infinity platform
  • 2.74Kg frame
  • 152mm travel
  • 27.5 wheels
  • Boost wheels
  • Retails from about ~$5500
  • More info

Nukeproof Mega 290 Pro

Nukeproof Enduro Mountain Bikes

One of the most popular enduro mountain bikes for the Megavalanche race. The 2017 is the 3rd version of this budget friendly aluminum bike.

  • 160mm travel
  • Shimano XT/SLX components
  • RockShox Lyrik Fork
  • Retails from $3099
  • More info

Best Budget Enduro Mountain Bikes

If you are looking at a more budget friendly enduro mountain bike, Devinci Spartan NX retails from about $3500 and comes equipped with NX drivetrain, RockShox Yari and FSA dropper post. Another option is the Giant Reign which starts at $2900 and it also comes equipped with NX components, RockShox Yari and Giant’s own dropper, rims and cockpit.


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