Schwinn Protocol 1.0 Men's Dual-Suspension Mountain Bike (26-Inch Wheels, Red)
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- • Schwinn aluminum full suspension frame with front suspension fork for reliable, responsive riding
- • 24-speed Shimano EZ-Fire trigger shifters and the Shimano rear derailleur provide a wide gear range and smooth shifting out on the trail
- • Front disc brake and rear alloy V-brake combine for crisp all-condition stopping
- • Light and strong alloy rims support knobby mountain tires for durable everyday riding
- • Schwinn alloy crank offers optimal gearing and less pesky maintenance on your end
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Schwinn Protocol Mountain Bike
Find your wild side
If you are looking for a bike that will get you out there riding on single tracks and some occasional down-hills, then this bike is what you are looking for.
It has an aluminum dual suspension frame, which means it is lightweight, and will absorb the bumps and ruts that you encounter on the trail. In a similar way the front fork absorbs all the thumps up front, so your arms and shoulders don't have to. There are 24 speeds with Shimano EZ-Fire shifters and a Shimano Altus rear derailleur. The speeds will help you climb the steepest hills and the toughest ravines and the brand names mean the engineering was done right, so there should be nothing but smooth shifting. The Promax front disc brake and rear alloy linear pull brake will give you confidence stopping in dusty and dirty trail conditions. The three piece cranks and double walled alloy rims are light but strong and means that you have a quality bike that was built for mountain biker that wants to get on the mountain and look like they know what they are doing.
The Protocol is a solid ride that will give you confidence to get out there and try something new. Owning this bike means you can list mountain biking as one of your hobbies because no-lie, you look like you know what you are doing.
- Perfect for trails and downhill cycling
Schwinn Protocol 1.0 26" Bicycle
This 26" mountain bike has a downhill aluminum dual-suspension frame with Suntour suspension fork, alloy rims and promax front disc and rear alloy linear pull brakes and a 24-speed Shimano Altus with EF-50 shifting system.
- Product Dimensions: 68 (L) x 23 (W) x 41 (H)
- Age: 14 years and up
With 26-inch wheels and full suspension, this men's mountain bike is well equipped for adventurous rides. The bike sports a New Down Hill aluminum dual-suspension frame with a forgiving steel rear triangle. The Arrow black anodized alloy rims are designed for tough terrain. Shimano EF-50 trigger shifters deliver 24 speeds, while the Promax front disc and rear alloy linear pull breaks enable you to stop the bike dependably.
Warranty coverage on the bicycle frame extends for the life of the bicycle while owned by the original retail purchaser. Warranty coverage on Schwinn proprietary bicycle components (excluding tires, tubes, and cables) extends for one year while owned by the original retail purchaser. Warranty coverage of non-proprietary components will be covered by the warranty stated by their original manufacturers. This warranty does not cover normal wear and tear; any damage, failure, or loss caused by accident, misuse, neglect, abuse, theft, or failure to follow instructions or warnings in the owner's manual.
About Dorel Industries
Dorel Industries is a world-class juvenile products and bicycle company. Established in 1962, Dorel creates style and excitement in equal measure to safety, quality, and value. The company's lifestyle leadership position is pronounced in both its Juvenile and Bicycle categories with an array of trendsetting products. Dorel's powerfully branded products include Cannondale, Schwinn, GT, Mongoose, and SUGOI. Dorel is a $2.2 billion company with 4,700 employees, facilities in 18 countries, and sales worldwide.
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1. The front fork claims to be SR Suntour which is a well known brand. Instead it comes with $15 dollar zoom brand forks made in china. The Suntours are not great but they are valued more and perform a tad better.
2. The tires should be kenda mtb tires but instead they give you cheap china tires innova brand.
3. The crank arms should be suntour instead its really another brand with schwinn written on it.
Overall this bike should be valued ar such a high price anymore due to downgraded parts. This is illegal to see this not matching the discription. Cheap parts on a mtb can cause injury if the product fails. Im done buying chinese made garbage!!!!
Update received a suspension seat post . ON MINE IT IS 27.2 MM . Most people do not try this but I have a bad back and this bike is replacing a fat tire one I was hit by a truck on and run over last year . Those 5 inch tires are the best shock obsorber I have found but sadly the bike was unfixable and all others are 4 inch tires and mine which is no longer made was the 5 . Trying to protect my fused spine . The seat post on mine bought here in 2017 and date coded as a 2015 model was 27.2 . Putting a 10 by 8 Cloud 9 seat on her . I already know its my favorite . Says its a ladies model but works for me . The mens is just larger and doesn't fit me as well at 12 by 10 which we found by accident as the prior bike came with the ladies seat new . Now attempting to find a adapter to raise the bars about 6 inches so I can sit back due to my fused cervical spine . I am having trouble with this there is enough slack in the cables to go up 3-4 inches and maybe even back one or two . Trying to get away with using the same brake lines as that would be a real pain the disc in front . Not so bad for the rear cable which by the way can be disengaged in the brush if it tangles with shrubs so be careful . I made sure to fasten the end to keep my cable in seated no matter what . It can be pushed out otherwise though it would be a longshot . It did happen once to me however be careful if putting a toolbag off the seat or other items that can bounce around on a basket for example .
It was extremely well packaged but I did have to tinker a bit with it during assembly which I found to be extremely simple. Took it for a ride today and it is a very solid bike. Looks very good in person. Better than the pictures indicate. I'm used to a hardtail and I have already ordered a stiffer rear shock as I don't like the bouncing while climbing. But I'm 6-1" 225 which I'm sure has something to do with that. The bike does fit me quite well after a few adjustments to the seat and handlebars as with any bike. Sure you may want to do a couple upgrades eventually, but I don't see how you can beat this bike for the price.
Update: I installed the DNM Mountain Bike Air Rear Shock With Lockout 165mm and the bike is now a super-bike. This rear shock took all the bounce out of climbing even with my 225lb frame. I am in love with this bike! Seriously
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