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Summary of Reviews
We have read all expert and user reviews on the Mongoose Tyax. In summary, this is what cyclists think.
13 reasons to buy
- The Tyax is available with 27.5" and 29" wheels and tires to suit a wide range of riders.
- The aluminum frame is durable.
- The Tektro hydraulic disc brakes engage quickly.
- The 100mm SR Suntour fork and other entry-level components make this bike best for beginner mountain bikers.
- The bike's tires arrive tubeless-ready.
- Drivetrains on Tyax models shift smoothly. All builds use Shimano or SRAM drivetrains.
- The lock-on grips are comfortable for most.
- Testers agree the bike is well packaged to prevent it from being damaged in shipping.
- Assembly is an easy process and takes less than an hour for most users.
- The Tyax comes ready to internally route a dropper post.
- The geometry of the bike places riders in a position that makes it easy to maneuver through tight terrain.
- The Tyax is light compared to other entry-level mountain bikes.
- Users agree this is an affordable mountain bike.
4 reasons not to buy
- Users found the frame was scratched when it arrived.
- The bike arrived with bike creaks and makes a lot of noise compared to other bikes, according to one tester.
- The bike runs small in size. Test riders suggest sizing up if you are between sizes.
- The chain jumps. A chain guide may help prevent this.