Schwinn Protocol 1.0 Mens Dual Suspension MTB (26″ wheels)
The name Schwinn is instantly recognizable to most kids, as this brand of bicycle is probably the most popular of kid’s bike in the United States. However, what many people don’t know is that this company also makes some great budget mountain bikes for adults as well. The Schwinn Protocol 1.0 Men’s dual suspension Mountain bike is one of the bikes.
Features of the Schwinn Protocol 1.0 Mens Dual Suspension MTB (26″)
The Schwinn Protocol men’s dual suspension mountain bikes, have some nice features that makes it a good choice for an entry level mountain bike for sport or exercise. These features include:
Schwinn Aluminum dual suspension frame with steel rear
Shimano Altus 24 speed with Shimano EF-50 Trigger shifters
Pro Max front disc brake
Suntour Suspension fork
MTB Handlebar with Schwinn 4 bolt A-Head stem
Alloy high profile rims with black bladed forks
The Protocol men’s dual suspension mountain bike may be a budget mountain bike, but several of the features are higher quality than is normally found in bikes in this price range. The bike is equipped with strong brakes, and is very sturdy supporting individuals who weigh as much as 300 pounds. However, the wheels are the not the highest quality and you may want to upgrade them as soon as possible.
This suspension bike gets good reviews with most users having realistic expectations of just what kind of quality to expect in a mountain bike this affordable. Still, many users are quite pleased with the overall quality of this bike and have made the following observations about this bike:
- Heavy, but Sturdy- The Schwinn Protocol is heavier than most high quality mountain bikes, but it is incredibly sturdy and designed for years of recreational riding. Most users really like the sturdiness of this bike.
- Great Looks- This is a nice looking bike, sporty without being garish. The paint on the bike is well done giving it nice quality look that most users appreciate.
- Smooth Shifting- Users tend to be pleasantly surprised by just how smoothly this bike shifts gear, giving the bike a higher quality feel then most users expect.
- Easy to Assemble- The bike comes almost entirely assembled, and completing it is a pretty simple process, that makes it possible for more people to make the adjustments necessary to get the bike functioning smoothly. However, if you are new to adjusting and maintaining a mountain bike, getting your bike professionally tuned will give you peace of mind and ensure that bike is ready to go.
Overall, the Schwinn Protocol mountain bike is ideal for those who are trying out mountain biking for the first time or those who simply want to bike to get some added exercise and want to hit the trail rather than the road.
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