Whether you think direct sales is a revolution of the heralding of the end times, there’s no question that it offers the best value for money, plus you don’t have to leave the house to buy one. It should be said you do miss out on shop support and the chance to try before you buy though.
If you’re after a bargain, direct sale enduro mountain bike then here are seven options you can’t go wrong with.
The Meta was THE long travel trail bike to own before enduro was a thing. Years later it’s still near the top of the heap with version 4.2. The latest version has a smidge more travel and refined attitudes to bring it right up to date.
Best of all commencal is still offering older models way back to the classic V3 on its webstore, meaning you can pick up a ready to race enduro bike for as little as 1,699 Euros (£1,500)
We questioned whether the Radon Swoop could be top dog when we gave it a test in June. They try to classify it as a superenduro bike, but for us it’s simply a bike for messing about in the woods – a true Dirt bike.
This is a 170mm hooligan through and through that throws a massive spanner in the works. All for under 3k Euros.