Top 5 | 2021 Downcountry Bikes (+ What Even ARE They?! 🤔)

This is our pick of some of the best downcountry bikes for 2021. Downcountry is a new breed of ultra-capable cross-country bikes with gnarly intentions, typically pairing a light frame with slightly more suspension travel and aggressive geometry. Bike brands have been quick to jump on this trend, making 2021 already an exciting year for new downcountry bike releases.

So in no particular order, here is what we think will be some of the top 5 downcountry bikes of 2021

What do you think of our choices? Did we miss anything? Let us know your top 5 in the comments!

Find out more on each bike on BikeRadar.com:

Transition Spur
→https://www.bikeradar.com/news/2021-transition-spur/

Yeti SB115
→ https://www.bikeradar.com/news/yeti-sb115/
→ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CW-64W7KuC0

Specalized Epic EVO
→https://www.bikeradar.com/news/2021-specialized-epic-and-epic-evo/

NS Synonym RC
→ https://www.bikeradar.com/reviews/bikes/mountain-bikes/full-suspension-mountain-bikes/ns-synonym-rc-1-review/

Mondraker F- Podium DC
→ https://www.bikeradar.com/features/bike-of-the-week/bike-of-the-week-mondraker-f-podium-dc-r/

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Transition Spur: WindwaveUK

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