The conditions of the Galápagos Islands require an off-road bicycle known as a fat bike. Fat bikes have oversized tires and are specially designed for low ground pressure, which makes riding on soft, unstable terrain (such as sand, bogs, and mud) more comfortable. Though fat bikes weigh more than a classic mountain bike, they offer superior stability and traction.
The Marlin 7 takes its cue from light, fast XC bikes with a ride-tuned aluminum frame and Smart-Wheel sizing (29er wheels for Med-Larger frame sizes and 27.5 for smaller sizes). Hydraulic disc brakes offer top-notch stopping power in all weather conditions and the option of locked suspension increases efficiency on less-bumpy trails. With a performance pedigree and an unbeatable ride feel, the Marlin is a perfect trail rider.
The Giant Talon boasts a lightweight aluminum frame featuring a hardtail design and 27.5-inch wheel technology. Take advantage of this lightweight yet stable wheel size to fly up tricky climbs and carve through corners. It’s a great choice for riders that want the right blend of quickness and control on trails.
The Giant ATX Pro is a versatile machine equally at home climbing city streets as it is exploring forest trails. The aluminum frame helps keep weight down while providing a responsive, confident ride. Utilizing flat bars and 26-inch wheels, the ATX offers a comfortable platform for exploration.
The Cannondale Trail 5 29er offers a simplistic yet capable platform for exploring trails and streets alike. Its progressive geometry provides a stable, upright riding position for more control while you gaze over gorgeous landscapes. Disc brakes and a suspension fork bring performance to this ready-for-anything bike.
Maybe you’re pedaling along smooth coastal roads, or perhaps you’re in the hinterlands where the gauchos roam. Either way, the Rockhopper 29 is the only bike you need to explore the furthest corners of this sun-kissed country. The frame’s design guarantees you’ll feel planted, confident, and efficient out on the road.
Specialized designed the Camber to be the ultimate speed-loving trail bike, capable of efficient climbing and stable descending. The full-suspension Camber features Specialized’s Position Sensitive Brain technology for maximum comfort without any loss of power. At the high altitudes of Peru, this type of performance is especially important. Hydraulic disc brakes allow for maximum control when descending from Huaypo.
With its lightweight, durable ALUXX aluminum frame and a smooth-riding suspension fork to soak up bumps, Revel is a great choice for entry-level trail riders. It’s smooth and comfortable on a variety of terrain from bike paths to gravel roads and forest trails.
Built with a lightweight aluminum frameset and FlexPoint rear suspension, the Stance is the perfect gateway ride to singletrack trail performance.