The Raleigh Ridge HS is the best hardtail mountain bikes in the Raleigh line-up. Featuring a 1 x 8 Shimano shifting system that includes an Altus shifter, derailleur and Sunrace Cassette that is smooth and accurate, without a front derailleur to adjust and maintain. The Suntour alloy front suspension system is lightweight and soaks up bumps with ease. Reliable higher end alloy disc brakes ensure quick and accurate stopping power in any condition. Packed with quality features including the lightweight Joytech alloy hubs, strong alloy double-wall rims, Prowheel Charm crank, alloy oversized handlebar and stem and alloy seat post with integrated clamp put this bike at the top of its class.