Fed up with all of these mega money, carbon fiber, 3D printed wonder bikes on the market? Hyper Bicycles might have the answer with this £229.20 full suspension bike. If you live in Canada…
Hyper Bicycles aren’t very well know over here in the UK, but if you follow certain mountain bike disciplines then there’s a chance you’ve come across their downhill bikes, BMX bikes and dirt jump frames. Oh, and if you live in the U.S or Canada you’ve probably run into their budget bikes at Walmart!
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It is really cool to be able to work with @hypermtb on their high end DH, trail and slalom bikes to make them as good as possible for when they come out. Another thing that a lot of people don’t realize excites me, is that they are a company that gets a lot of new people out on bikes with super affordable prices. I think bikes like these are important for our sport and introducing new people to it. This bike, the Viking Trail Pro is available at Walmart.ca or at your local Walmart store for $398 Canadian in translucent red or blue. @walmartcanada @hypermtb #hypermtb #mtb #outdoor #ridebikes
The latest Hyper Bicycles model to show up at a Walmart near you (in Canada) is the Viking Trail Pro. A full-suspension mountain bike boasting a hydroformed alloy frame, disc brakes and a coil shock all for just $398 C.A.D, roughly £229.20. The Hyper Viking Trail Pro rolls on 29in wheels, sports a Shimano Atlus 1x drivetrain and is suitable for riders up to the age of 99 years old!
If you’re not a fan of 29in wheels then there’s also a 27.5in wheeled version of the bike with the same specification and at the same price only in a translucent red finish instead of the blue above.
Beyond Walmart Bikes, Hyper Bicycles actually has a pretty interesting history. The company was founded by former BMX Pro Clay Goldsmith back in 1990 and was known for producing high-end BMX race frames and components. The company even sponsored BMX legend Eric Carter, who remains with Hyper in the product development program today.
Over the years, Hyper Bicycles moved toward mass-market products and quickly became known for the types of bikes you can pick up at Walmart for less than $200, but they’ve knocked out some cool bikes over the years too and are in the process of developing things like this.
Last year at Eurobike, we came across the Hyper DH bike prototype, a bike that looks absolutely stunning in the flesh and has already seen competition in the U.S. The brand has also dabbled in producing £300 carbon hardtail bikes too.
While these cheaper bikes are very interesting we’re really more interested in that stunning downhill bike we spotted last year, and according to Hyper Bicycles team rider, and Crankworxs competitor, Bas Van Steenbergen, the range of downhill, enduro and slopestyle models should be available very soon. We just hope they come to the UK too.