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Shop Our 26 Inch Mountain Bikes For Sale

Check out our wide range of 26 inch mountain bikes for sale at Ridley's Cycle. We've got tons of models for you to choose from that will help you ride with confidence no matter what your riding style or goals are. 26 inch mountain bikes were the gold standard wheel size for many years before 29 and 27.5 inch wheels took over. Nowadays, 26 is a great platform for younger mountain bikers who aren't big enough for the larger wheel sizes, but you'll still see plenty of old school models out there ripping around and they're definitely a blast to ride. Explore all the models or browse the other different categories with the links below. Happy riding!


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Trek 820 WSD
$609.99
820 Women's is an excellent entryway to a world of off-road adventures. It's the most affordable mountain bike in our lineup and the ideal choice for women who are interested in the MTB life but also want a hybrid bike with a confidence-building stepthrough frame and a saddle made specifically for women. It's right for you if... You're ready to try your hand at mountain biking to see if you fall in love, and want a bike you can ride wherever you choose. You plan to ride all types of terrain, from city streets to gravel paths and light singletrack. The tech you get 820 Women's has a steel stepthrough-style frame that's easy to mount and dismount, a reliable 21-speed Shimano drivetrain, semi-slick tires that roll well on pavement and trails, durable alloy wheels, a seat made for women, and a suspension fork that takes the edge off bumps. Plus, it has mounts so you can accessorize with racks, fenders, lights, and more. The final word 820 Women's is a great bike for testing the waters of off-road riding. It's versatile, durable, and works well on rough pavement, light trails, or both. Why you'll love it - 820 Women's is a great bike at an even better price, and it lets you explore off-road riding without the giant price tag that comes with higher-end mountain bikes - The high-volume mountain bike tires and suspension fork take the edge off rough roads and trails - The stepthrough-style frame makes it easy to mount and dismount - Rack and fender mounts make it easy to accessorize, so your mountain bike can double as a rugged commuter
Trek Marlin 5 Gen 2
$929.99
Marlin 5 is a trail-worthy daily rider that's perfectly suited for everyday adventures, on and off the trail. A suspension fork, 2x8 drivetrain, and mounts for a rack and kickstand make it an ideal choice for new trail riders or anyone looking for a comfortable, stable commuter with the ruggedness of a real mountain bike. It's right for you if... You're new to the trail, and you're looking for a real mountain bike that doubles as a commuter—and you want it all at an exceptional value. The tech you get A lightweight aluminum frame with internal routing to protect your cables and add to the bike's sleek look, 2x8 drivetrain, a wide range of gearing so you always have the right gear for your terrain, powerful hydraulic disc brakes, and a terrain-smoothing suspension fork with a lockout. The final word Marlin 5 is a great ride for all your adventures. But it's also versatile, and Marlin 5 is a popular ride on college campuses, because the rack and kickstand mounts make it easy to accessorize and haul a load. Why you'll love it - It's a real mountain bike that's also perfectly suited to daily commutes, rides around campus, or just getting from A to B on any surface - Smaller frame sizes (XXS, XS, and S) have short-reach brake levers that make it easier and more comfortable for riders with smaller hands to brake confidently - Marlin models in XXS through S frame sizes have a curved top tube and a lower standover height that makes it easier for smaller riders to mount and dismount - Rack and kickstand mounts make it easy to accessorize, so your mountain bike can double as a rugged commuter - Like every model in the Marlin family, it's backed by Trek's lifetime warranty Wheel size: - Size XX-Small: 26-inch - Sizes X-Small – Small: 27.5-inch - Sizes Medium – XX-Large: 29-inch
Trek Marlin 8 Gen 2
$1,629.99
Marlin 8 is a race-worthy mountain bike that won't break the bank. The smooth, lightweight RockShox fork, tubeless ready wheels, and wide-range 1x drivetrain make this model the best choice for new riders who want a fast cross country hardtail that will hold its own against our higher-end race bikes. It's right for you if... You want a race-ready mountain bike with upgrades on the parts that make a big difference in performance, like a lighter, higher quality suspension fork, wide-range 1x drivetrain, and tubeless ready wheels. The tech you get A light frame with internal cable routing, a smoother-feeling RockShox Judy Silver fork with a Solo Air spring and TurnKey hydraulic lockout, Shimano hydraulic disc brakes, tubeless ready Bontrager Kovee wheels, and a simple 1x12 drivetrain that ditches the front derailleur for less clutter and easier operation. The wide-range 11-50 cassette gives you all the gears you need for clawing up climbs and blazing down descents. The final word The tubeless ready wheels, RockShox suspension, wide range of gearing, and quality parts make it an awesome choice for new mountain bikers who know they want a serious bike for their money. It's fully capable of taking on big trail adventures and XC races. Why you'll love it - This is one of our most popular bikes for good reason. You get all the value, plus all the versatility—it's a totally race-worthy mountain bike with rear rack mounts if you use it for commuting too - The RockShox fork's Solo Air spring can easily be adjusted for a specific rider weight, and it's lighter than a coil spring - Setting your wheels up tubeless reduces the overall weight of your bike and the chances you'll get a flat - The 1x drivetrain gives you all the gears you need and none you don't - Marlin models in XXS through S frame sizes have a curved top tube and a lower standover height that makes it easier for smaller riders to mount and dismount Wheel size: - Size XX-Small: 26-inch - Sizes X-Small – Small: 27.5-inch - Sizes Medium – X-Large: 29-inch
Liv Bliss
$689.00
EQUIPPED TO HANDLE ANYTHING – EMBRACE PAVE ROADS, PATHS AND DIRT TRAIL WITH CONFIDENCE AND STYLE. KEY PERFORMANCE FACTORS Confidence Inspiring Perfect as your first mountain bike, the ALUXX-Grade Aluminum frame is lightweight, capable, and durable, with low standover for easy maneuverability. Rider-optimized Each frame is built and tuned specifically for the needs of riders that size, and fitted with one of two-wheel options (26-inch or 27.5-inch) for a balanced experience. Smooth Handling A 75mm front suspension fork provides both capability and ease. HIGHLIGHTS ALUXX ALUMINUM This performance level frame material features 6061 alloy with single-butted tubes to produce strong, lightweight framesets for a variety of different bikes and riding styles. INTEGRATED RACK MOUNTS Built-in mounts make it quick and easy to add bags and accessories for adventure riding. 75 MM FORK 75mm of travel up front provides increased comfort and control over bumps in the road or trail. Wheel size: - Sizes XX-Small – X-Small: 26-inch - Sizes Small – Medium: 27.5-inch
Giant ATX
$689.00
From parkways to paths, paved roads or dirt, this versatile flat-bar bike can help you reach new fitness goals or add some spice to your daily commute. All-terrain versatility With a mountain bike style flat handlebar and suspension fork, you can ride road or dirt with confidence. Lightweight and durable Frameset constructed with high-quality ALUXX aluminum. Comfort and stability Frame geometry puts the rider in a position that balances efficiency with stability on rough roads, paths or trails. Wheel size: - Sizes XX-Small – Small: 26-inch - Sizes Small – X-Large: 27.5-inch
Frog Bikes Frog 69
$1,260.00 - $1,355.00
This 26 inch kids' Hybrid Bike is the ideal multi-purpose, geared bike for 10 to 12 year olds with a minimum inside leg of 69cm. The handlebars can be lowered or raised within a range of 54mm and adjusting the seat height is easy to do at home with the quick release system. This means a Frog Bike will grow with your child making it a great investment. The Frog 69 has adjustable Tektro brakes, 8-speed Shimano easy-change thumb shifters, and an 8-speed cassette hub. Suitable for minimum inside leg of 27-inch (69cm) (around 10-12 years old), it has 26-inch wheels. The all-aluminum bike has a high-quality frame, easily adjusted saddle height and a crank length of 140mm. Comes with 2 sets of Kenda Tires: a hybrid Tire and a more knobby off-road Tire Comes with a bell, reflectors and mudguards as standard.
Trek 820
$609.99
820 is an excellent entryway to a world of off-road adventures. It's the most affordable mountain bike in our lineup and the ideal choice for beginners who are interested in the MTB life but also want a hybrid bike that's as equally suited to light trails as it is to potholed city streets. It's right for you if... You're ready to try mountain biking to see if you fall in love, and want a bike you can ride wherever you choose. You plan to ride all types of terrain, from city streets to gravel paths and light singletrack. The tech you get 820 has a strong steel frame, a reliable 21-speed Shimano drivetrain, semi-slick tires that roll well on pavement and trails, durable alloy wheels, and a suspension fork that takes the edge off bumps. Plus, it has mounts so you can accessorize with racks, fenders, lights, and more. The final word 820 is a great bike for anyone testing the waters of off-road riding. It's versatile, durable, and works well on rough pavement, light trails, and more. Why you'll love it - 820 is a great bike at an even better price, and it lets you explore off-road riding without the giant price tag that comes with higher-end mountain bikes - The high-volume mountain bike tires and suspension fork take the edge off rough roads and trails - Rack and fender mounts make it easy to accessorize, so your mountain bike can double as a rugged commuter
Frog Bikes Frog 69 MTB
This 26" wheel junior mountain bike is the ideal multi terrain bicycle for off-road cycling and suitable for 10-12 year olds with an average inside leg measurement of 69cm. Our Frog MTB 69 has been awarded the Red Dot design award for high-quality design. The Red Dot Award has a strict judging criteria, including level of innovation, functionality, formal quality, ergonomics and durability. Professor Dr Peter Zec, founder and CEO of the Red Dot Award states "Success in the competition is proof of good design quality of a product. When I speak about good design, I am referring to more than just an attractive product. All of the products are characterised by outstanding functionality. This demonstrates that the designers have understood their clients and their needs". The Push the Limits MTB range are all spec'd with lockout and compression control suspension forks that work in line with rider weight to achieve the ultimate performance. Mini shredders can experience smoother downhill control with hydraulic disc brakes and the ultra-lightweight frame allows them to tackle the uphill climbs like a champ. Wheel Size: 26" inch Why buy a Frog MTB 69? - Lightweight but sturdy frame - Frog Bikes junior specific 26" air suspension fork with lockout and damping control - Lightweight oversize handlebar and stem - Easy-reach junior specific hydraulic brakes - Shimano rapid-fire 9-speed shift lever - Patented Frog cranks for easier pedalling - Quick-release seat post for easy height adjustment - Kenda MTB tyres - Free 5 year warranty on frame Our forks are manufactured to work specifically with a child's weight learn more here
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