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genesis longitude mountain bike review

What Mountain Bike got a thirst for adventure testing the fully-rigid and semi-fat Genesis Longitude, giving this all-terrain monster a four-star thumbs up in their review.

The Longitude is  equally at home tearing up singletrack as it is on multi-day bike-packing adventures. Ample frame clearance means you can compensate for the lack of suspension by beefing up the rubber with some big 2.4″ tyres. The geometry is long and low for assured handling and stability.

All this adds up to a bike that is built for multi-terrain adventure  – with a simplicity that is found lacking in bells and whistles full-suspension mountain bikes.

‘It’s a bike that’s happy to tackle anything in nature’s hills,’ they wrote. ‘Ride it around your local trails or the whole world.

‘This is  a big fun, no frills adventure bike with great geo and intelligent spec.’

Remember we are an official Genesis demo centre, and we have access to the Longitude for demo rides if you’re interested in trying one for size – get in touch via [email protected].

As well as cycle touring bikes, we stock a complete range of clothing and equipment, including Ortlieb panniers and Cateye cycle computers.

For self-guided cycle touring packages – including bike hire, luggage transfers and accommodation, visit our sister company Drover Holidays. 

Check out What Mountain Bike’s full Genesis Longitude review here.