If you're searching for a 26" hardtail mountain bike that's a proven performer on the trails as well as an exceptional value, look no further than the 2013 edition of Breezer Thunder 26 Expert. Part of Breezer's high performance level of race-caliber hardtails, the Thunder 26 Expert features Breezer's 6066 aluminum D'Fusion hydroformed tubing. The Joe Breeze D'Fusion shaped aluminum tubes are the key to unlocking both trail speed and power with its unique D-shaped profile on the top and down tubes near the head tube intersection and at the top tube/seat tube intersection to strengthen the design. Additionally, the Apex disc mount places the rear brake caliper on the chain stay instead of the seat stay. The increased diameter of the chain stay provides a huge increase in torsional stiffness over the smaller seat stay for better braking performance.
A Suntour Raidon RL fork with 100mm of travel and a remote hydraulic Speed-Loc brings trail-worthy performance to the Thunder 26 Expert. The mix of Shimano Deore/XT drivetrain shifters and derailleurs ensures precision gear changes plus renowned Shimano reliability. Stopping power is supplied courtesy of the Shimano M505 hydraulic disc brakes with 180mm front and 160mm rear rotors. Furthermore, the Thunder 26 Expert features 26" WTB ST TCS i19 tubeless-ready rims with Shimano Deore hubs plus 26x2.1" WTB Nano tires - perfect all-around cross country rippers.