29 Inch Mountain Bikes

photo credit: oldglorymtb.com

Every year, Specialized gives its (potential) costumers a chance to test drive their top models. You’ve all probably heard something about  29″ bikes, or as some call them – 29ers. Since I really wanted to see what’s the deal with that, I tried one of their many new 29″ models – Specialized Stumpjumper Expert Carbon 29 HT. Personally, by just looking at them, I never really liked 29ers. To me they seemed rather childish with those big wheels and little frames. Well, at least that last one is a matter of perception, but you’ll find many bikers say they look pretty funny.

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