What are the best downhill mountain bikes for short riders? Are the options limited for smaller downhill enthusiasts? Fear not, if you’re shorter than average you’ve still got a huge range of rides to choose from.
Most bike brands offer their premium downhill rigs in a small or even an extra small frame size, so there’s a good chance that you can still grab whichever bike takes your fancy.
Here are some of the best downhill mountain bikes on the market right now for the shorter rider to consider, along with geometric sizing charts…
Trek Session 9.9
The small model of the Trek Session offers a top tube 574mm long, a reach of 382mm and a wheelbase of 1183mm.