@REI-GregM  I am a beginner and will be a first time to buy a mountain bike. I am 5’6.5” height , want the shimano xt for the drivetrain and brake set. 1x in the front and 12x at the back. 29 wheel size. I would prefer a cannondale brand hard tail mountain bike. The price range is $1500-$2000 . 

0 Likes