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Have been looking at a Giant Boulder 3 and was wondering whether a mountain bike is a good idea for a teenager.
Looking at the BMX type range they are to small and the giant boulder seems to offer more in terms long term usability and for longer rides.
Just wondering what the best route is and whether a mountain bike is suited or a road bike.
The road bikes just don't seem to be suited but that's a personal fell.
Most riding is done on the pavement but a fair bit of dirt tracks, rough roads, grass etc as well.
Any ideas appreciated!
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My wife has a Boulder 2 and I've had a go on it. It's comfortable, well put-together and great value.
Don't forget to take them for a test ride and have them measured up properly.
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Giant make a strong line of solid, reliable and excellent value for money MTB's. I can attest to this having purchased 2 in the past 5 years.
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