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.
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.
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