Why Are Mountain Bikes & Components So Expensive?
Published on March 27th 2021
Why are mountain bikes so expensive? We often hear "you could get a car for that" and the same with a motorbike! Neil's delving into why mountain bikes are expensive, at both the budget and the high-end price points. Nick Larsen, bike industry lifer and Cannondale designers on hand to weigh in with some bike industry perspective too, from his roots in making affordable hardtails for Charge bikes to his new role at a brand with an £8k bike. Subscribe to Global Mountain Bike Network: http://gmbn.eu/subscribe Explore our new GMBN T-shirts and more! https://gmbn.eu/27Y Follow us on Instagram or Facebook! @globalmountainbikenetwork & sign up to the GMBN newsletter: https://gmbn.eu/newsletter Submit your content to our uploader: https://upload.gmbn.com/ we love to check out what you have been up to and may feature it on the show! Watch more on GMBN... 📹 Join us for a round of Bike Cards: https://gmbn.eu/revscards 📹 Watch our editor's choice playlist here: https://gmbn.eu/EditorsChoice 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound Badlands - Walt Adams Better Times Are Comin' - Will Harrison Chicken Got No Head - River Foxcroft Full House Dusk - River Foxcroft Light From The Sky (Instrumental Version) - Mr Kent & Ruby Red Walk Ahead (Instrumental Version) - Blood Red Sun #GMBN #MountainBiking #MountainBike #MTB #BikeLife #Cycling #expensive Click here to buy GMBN T-shirts, hoodies and more: http://gmbn.eu/GMBNShop The Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) is the world’s largest and fastest-growing online mountain bike channel and community – and your destination for the best mountain bike content in the world. GMBN is dedicated to inspiring and unlocking your riding potential. Our videos cater to fans of every mountain bike discipline: from mile-munching cross-country (XC) riders, through adrenaline-fuelled dirt jumpers, gravity-hungry downhillers or aspiring enduro racers, and beyond. Every day of every month, our ex-pro presenting team are on hand to entertain and inspire you while also providing a uniquely qualified insight into the world of mountain biking. Every week we deliver original daily video that include: Adventurous and entertaining features Mountain bike skills coaching Technical advice and guidance Mechanical know-how to keep you rolling A place for the riding community with our weekly Dirt Shed Show Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon Bikes: http://gmbn.eu/Canyon Nukeproof Bikes: http://gmbn.eu/nukeproof Park Tool: http://gmbn.eu/ParkTool POC helmets and eyewear: http://gmbn.eu/POCsports Crankbrothers Pedals: http://gmbn.eu/crankbros Shimano Footwear: https://gmbn.eu/ShimanoShoes Dainese Protection: https://gmbn.eu/Dainese Ergon: http://gmbn.eu/ergon Vittoria Tires: https://gmbn.eu/Vittoria FSA: http://gmbn.eu/fsa e*thirteen: https://gmbn.eu/EThirteen Topeak: http://gmbn.eu/topeak Garmin: https://gmbn.eu/Garmin Muc-Off - https://gmbn.eu/Muc-Off Crankbrothers Seatposts: http://gmbn.eu/8b Komoot: https://gmbn.eu/Komoot YouTube Channel - http://gmbn.eu/GMBNsubs Instagram - http://gmbn.eu/GMBNIG Facebook - http://gmbn.eu/GMBNFB Twitter - http://gmbn.eu/GMBNTW GMBN Shop - http://gmbn.eu/gmbnshop GMBN Tech - http://gmbn.tech/subscribe EMBN - http://embn.me/subscribe Leave us a comment below