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  • Strong 6061 aluminum frame is double-butted (thick at the ends, narrow toward the middle) for weight savings that do not compromise strength
  • Spinner Grind 1 AL suspension fork delivers 63mm of travel to take the edge off rough trail features
  • SRAM components and twist shifters dole out 21 gears, offering plenty of options for hill climbing or flat-land speed
  • SRAM 3.0 derailleurs offer a great balance of durability and function
  • Tektro linear-pull brakes provide fast and reliable stopping power
  • Wellgo platform pedals are durable and lugged to grip the rider's shoes
  • Velo Junior saddle comfortably fits small frames
  • Specs on the Novara Ponderosa 24 in. mountain bike are subject to change


After its initial break-in period you might notice your bicycle performing less responsively than the day you brought it home. Not to worry, this is typical of all new bicycles and simply reflects that cables have stretched or their housings have seated themselves into final position. To keep running at peak performance, all REI bicycles come with a FREE warranty tune-up, which should be accomplished between the first 100-200 miles of riding or after the first two months if you're accumulating miles less quickly. Contact your nearest REI bike shop for details and an appointment for this important service.

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Best Use Mountain Biking
Frame 6061 aluminum
Bike Suspension Front Suspension
Fork Spinner Grind 1 AL, 63mm travel
Crankset Shimano TX70 42/32/22
Bottom Bracket Cartridge
Shifters SRAM 3.0 twister
Front Derailleur SRAM 3.0
Rear Derailleur SRAM 3.0
Rear Cogs SRAM PG-730, 11-32, 7-speed
Number of Gears 21
Brake Type Rim Brake
Brakes Tektro linear pull
Brake Levers Tektro Jr. alloy
Rims Alex DM-18
Front Hub Formula alloy QR
Rear Hub Formula cassette QR
Wheel Size 24 inches
Tires Kenda small block 24x1.95
Handlebar Shape Riser Bar
Handlebar Alloy riser 30mm
Stem Aloy threadless
Seat Post Alloy micro adjust
Saddle Velo Junior
Pedals Wellgo alloy platform
Headset Alloy threadless
Chain KMC
Weight 26.2 pounds
Bike Weight Bike weight is based on median size, as sold, or the average of two median sizes.
Gender Kids'
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