What are the best downhill mountain bikes for tall riders? These days size is becoming less of an issue.
Most brands are now gearing their rides out with an XL option to suit the tallest of riders, meaning that even if you’re ducking through doorways you should still be able to find a world class ride to suit your needs.
Here are some of the best downhill mountain bikes for tall riders on the market right now…
Santa Cruz V10
The iconic bike is now offered in both XL and XXL sizes, making it one of the first calling points for the taller riders out there. The XL has a wheelbase of 1249.2mm and reach of 450.8mm, and the XXL a wheelbase of 1278mm and reach of 475mm. The top tube is 655mm on the former and 682mm on the latter.
The bike is playful, fast and one of the best looking rigs on the market.