Mountain Bike Vs Cyclocross Bike – What's Really The Difference?!

Published on December 11th 2016


Cyclocross bike or mountain bike hardtail... What's the difference on MTB trails and should you buy a cyclo-cross bike? Subscribe to GMBN: Get exclusive GMBN gear in the GMBN store! As mountain bikers and cyclists, what's the ultimate bike for a winter blast? Neil loves cyclocross, and he loves mountain biking. Scott has never ridden a cyclocross bike but he does have a very nice Canyon mtb hardtail. We set up a test loop featuring a few of our local mountain bike trails. It was a varied loop and meant to push the cyclocross bike to its limits. So, what would come out on top: mountain bike and baggies or cyclocross bike and lycra? And, where is a cyclocross (dare we say it) better than a mountain bike and vice versa? Neil and Scott have a blast on their bikes and find out. Are you a mountain biker who rides cyclocross? A road cyclist who rides a mountain bikes? Chip in with your thoughts on this debate down in the comments, hit LIKE, hit SHARE and join the GMBN Notification Squad! Watch more on GMBN... Is a hardtail faster than a full suspension mountain bike?! 📹 Is road cycling harder than mountain biking?! 📹 Click here to buy GMBN T-shirts, hoodies and more: