Dynacraft Slick Rock Trails Mountain Bike Review

The Dynacraft Slick Rock Trails Mountain Bike is designed for women and is perfectly suited for rough, bumpy mountain paths. The Dynacraft Slick Rock is one of our favorite bikes at this under $300 price level. This is one of the best affordable bikes for a new rider to get some experience in the sport of mountain biking, while also being a great option for more veteran riders who are looking to add a more inexpensive, yet high quality bike to their riding collection. In this the Dynacraft Slick Rock Trails mountain bike review, we will go over some of the best features of the bike including its progressive full suspension frame. 

Dynacraft Slick Rock Trails Women’s Mountain Bike Review 

 

When it comes to finding the right mountain bike, understanding the difference between men’s and women’s bikes is imperative to making sure that you get the correct bike for your body. On average women are shorter than men, and tend to have shorter torso lengths as well. Due to this, women’s bikes are specifically designed to have a shorter stack height, and shorter reach length. Additionally, women also tend to have more narrow shoulders than men, and thus usually have a more narrow handlebar. Although the best bike is the one that you enjoy most, at Mountain Bikes Lab we want to give everyone from inexperienced beginners to seasoned mountain bikers the information they need to ensure they find the perfect bike for them. 

Full Suspension Frame 

In the world of mountain biking there are two distinct types of suspension, hardtail, and full suspension. A hardtail suspension bike has it’s suspension fork located between the handlebar and the front wheel giving the rider more efficient pedaling, and faster speeds. However, this suspension only allows for front wheel shock absorption, leading to a more difficult riding experience for newer riders. A full suspension frame on the other hand has it’s suspension located directly below the seat. This enables both the front and back wheel to have shock absorption, leading the rider to have greater bike versatility, huge beginner confidence to ride through rough terrain, and increased stability while riding over irregular and rugged paths.

Although there are advantages to both types of suspension, we believe that the full suspension frame is far superior, especially when considering that this bike is geared more towards a beginner mountain biker. The Dynacraft Slick Rock Trails full suspension frame will allow even the most inexperienced riders to experience difficult mountain trails almost immediately, which, after all, is the whole point of buying a mountain bike!

Easy Assembly

You just placed your order for a new bike and are waiting patiently for it to arrive. A few days later a box arrives in the mail and you take everything out to begin assembling what you hope to be your new favorite bike and all of a sudden you do not have the slightest clue of where  where to begin. If this has ever happened to you, then we are sure that you understand just how important it is for the assembly of a bike to be easy and stress free. Thankfully, assembly on the Dynacraft Slick Rock Trails mountain bike is just that. When your new Dynacraft bike arrives you will find detailed instructions and a streamlined assembly process allowing you to fully assemble your bike with common tools in less than one and a half hours. As many people reading this review know, having a bike that is very difficult to assemble makes the process of finally getting out on the trail much more difficult, and it is for that reason that we love how easy Dynacraft makes it to assemble their high quality mountain bikes. 

21 Speed Index Derailleur with Shimano Grip Shifters

The Dynacraft Slick Rock Trails mountain bike is equipped with a state-of-the-art 21 speed derailleur like most high quality mountain bikes, however what sets this bike apart is its Shimano grip shifters. Most mountain bikes have thumb shifters, requiring the rider to partially let go of the handlebar to change gears. While this may be completely expected for an experienced rider, for someone with little to know experience gear shifting, especially gear shifting on rugged terrain, the thought of letting go of the handlebars while riding, even for a split second, can be very daunting. With the relatively new invention of the grip shifter, anyone riding the Dynacraft Slick Rock Trails mountain bike will be able to shift gears easily and worry free, without ever letting go of their grip on the handlebars. 

Conclusion

If you are someone that is just getting into mountain biking or someone looking to add a high quality mountain bike to their collection for a relatively inexpensive price, then we here at Mountain Bikes Lab fully endorse the Dynacraft Slick Rock Trails Mountain Bike. Priced at under $300 this bike will give you high performance, ease of assembly, and instant access to mountain trails whether you have been riding bikes your entire life, or are just beginning your adventure into mountain biking. This stylish bike comes in a variety of different colors and is the perfect bike for anyone looking to jump into the rewarding and exciting world of mountain biking. 

Frequently Asked Questions 

What is the benefit of the Dynacraft Slick Rock Trails full suspension frame?

The full suspension frame of the bike allows for greater user control by giving shock absorbers to both the front and back wheels. It enables less experienced riders to venture into rougher terrain than they would be able to on a bike with hardtail suspension. 

What is the best height for someone riding the Dynacraft Slick Rock Trails 26” Mountain Bike?

The optimal height for a 26” wheeled bike is someone between 5’0” and 5’5” however, anyone up to 6’0” will be able to comfortably ride this bike without any issues. 

Does this Dynacraft bike come assembled?

No, the Dynacraft Slick Rock Trails Mountain bike does not come assembled however, assembly is easy and straightforward with detailed instructions.

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