If you are a novice mountain biker who is looking to tackle more aggressive trails or someone who is thinking about exploring the world of full suspension riding, then the Diamondback Recoil Full Suspension Mountain Bike is just the thing to get you started. This bike is an incredible value for what you get. Featuring the now super popular 29 inch wheel platform that roll over obstacles with ease and add to that the best traction and flat out speed of any wheel size available; plus a full suspension 6061 T-6 Aluminum Single Pivot Trail frame with 4" of suspension for comfort and control, a SR XCT 100mm fork with external preload adjust and a Kinshock Coil rear shock, to glide right over the bumps on the trail. The Shimano 8-speed shifters and derailleurs offer smooth, trouble free shifting and are paired with three chainrings up front, to give you 24 gears to choose from. Plus stay in control with the Tektro mechanical disc brakes that provide abundant braking power in wet and dry conditions. This bike is an absolute beast--built for the novice biker who is ready to kick it up and tough enough to withstand a beating from a pro.