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The Best Full-Suspension Mountain Bikes Under £2000 for 2020

   Words by Harry Archer

   on 23/10/2019 13:59:00

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The age-old debate of hardtail versus full suspension continues to rage on in the cycling world. The general consensus being that if you’re shopping on a smaller budget you’d be far better off buying a higher end hardtail than a lower end full suspension, saving yourself on the extra weight, expensive components and maintenance.

But the goalposts have shifted. In the modern market, competition between the mass of manufacturers has meant that it is now possible to get yourself a very accomplished bike for a far more manageable price than before. Larger brands have tended to use the same frames and basic technology in their model range, with only small weight gains and spec increases seen between the top and bottom model. This has led to a new generation of well proportioned, versatile and high performing full suspension bikes from a variety of reputable brands becoming available within the £1500-£2000 price bracket.

After an even bigger deal? See our sale full-suspension bikes here!

But how do you separate the diamonds from the donkeys? To help you out we’ve put this quick guide together of our picks for ‘The best Full Suspension bikes under £2000'.

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Giant Stance 1 29 Inch 2020

This model hits all the buzzwords at a wallet friendly price - 12spd drivetrain, air suspension, dropper-post equipped and tubeless! All for under £1700.00. 29" wheels offer confidence in spades when the trail gets rough, an ideal single-track weapon for those after their first performance MTB. Looking to spend less? The 2020 Giant Stance 2 is available for only £1448.99

  • Frame - ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, 120mm
  • Fork - RockShox Recon RL Solo Air, 130mm
  • Drivetrain - SRAM SX Eagle
  • Brakes - Shimano MT200 hydraulic disc
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Scott Spark 970 2020

A super light aluminium frame and quality suspension give the Spark 970 the feel of a much more expensive model, offering a 12spd drivetrain and dropper-post to give you ultimate control on the trail. A perfect model for the UK trail centre scene with a platform that punches well above its pricepoint.

  • Frame - Spark 3 Alloy SL 6011
  • Fork - RockShox Judy Silver, 120mm travel
  • Drivetrain - SRAM SX Eagle
  • Brakes - Shimano MT201 Disc

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Specialized Stumpjumper ST 2020

Pedigree Stumpjumper performance at an entry level pricepoint. Using the Specialized sidearm design the Stumpjumper ST allows for improved handing at a reduced weight, with a 120/130mm suspension balance that ensures snappy and efficient handling. The 12spd drivetrain, dropper-post and Specialized branded components are quality kit that will keep you rolling through all the UK trail scene can throw at it - a great choice for riders moving to a full-suspension frame and an ideal platform for future upgrades. Also available as a29" model here!

  • Frame - M5 alloy chassis and rear end, asymmetrical design
  • Fork - RockShox Recon RL, Motion Control damper
  • Drivetrain - SRAM SX Eagle
  • Brakes - Tektro Gemini Comp, hydraulic disc

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Whyte T-130 SR 2020

Okay - you've caught us. This bike isn't under £2000, but for good reason! The T-130 SR represents some of the best value available in MTB right now, with a spec that mirrors bikes twice its price. This bike is burlier than the others on this list, with confidence inspiring geometry that is a treat to ride on anything from your local loop to the black trails of Bike Park Wales. Featuring Fox Performance suspension front and rear, four-pot TRP brakes, Maxxis tyres and much more, the T-130 SR is the bike to have at this pricepoint for UK riders looking to push themselves. Don't just take our word for it though, check out the reviews!

  • Frame - 6061 Alloy, SCR Aluminium Front Triangle
  • Fork - Fox Performance 34 27.5", 140mm Travel
  • Drivetrain - Shimano SLX RD-M7000-SGS
  • Brakes - TRP Slate, 4 Pot with Metal Sintered Pads

For further information on any of the models above or other models available visit us in store, contact our dedicated online team or visit us for one of our many rides and events where a host of new MY2018 products are available for demo


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