The Silverback Stride SE 27 is a hardtail mountain bike for the entry level ride that wants to head off the footpath for capable tyres and some added suspension. The Stride SE has a hydro-formed alloy 6061 frame with Silverback’s own POP Geometry that puts you in a balanced position for better traction and control. The Zoom HL565 Suspension Fork with 100mm travel is enough to handle the bumps and help a beginner get that true mountain bike feel. You will have a range of gears at your disposal with the 3×7 speed Microshift drivetrain. While the Power V-Brakes are okay for simple riding but will limit you if you really want to go off-road when your would be better off with at least mechanical disc brakes.