Our 2023 reader survey showed us what bikes our readers are thinking about buying

It’s been said that no matter how many mountain bikes a rider may own, they always want to buy one more.

The same is likely true for Mountain Bike Action readers. One of the main reasons our readers like to read Mountain Bike Action is because they are thinking about buying a new bike, and they want to see the newest bikes, trends, and equipment innovations before they decide what to buy.

In our 2023 Mountain Bike Action Reader Survey we found out what kind of bikes our readers already own ( and also, what bike brands they’re thinking about buying next. Here are the bikes they’re thinking about buying now:

We conducted our 2023 reader survey during the spring and summer of 2023.

In the last few weeks, we’ve learned that some bike manufacturers on the list (including Guerrilla Gravity) have shut down their operations and are no longer making and selling bikes in the U.S.

Many other brands are offering their bikes at a discount to reduce their inventory.

The October 2023 issue of Bicycle Retailer and Industry News reported that bicycle sales at independent bicycle dealers declined 17% for the 12 months ending July 2023; Bicycle Retailer and Industry News also reported that sales of accessories and apparel declined 14%, while the combined sales of helmets, footwear, and gloves dropped 18%.

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