Recommended for mountain bike beginners is the 2011 Merida Matts 10-V. While it is one of the mountain bikes of the lowest price on the market, the Merida Matts 10-V offers many reliable features including seating comfort and safe riding control.
As a marvelous budget bike, this machine features cost effective components, including Suntour XCT V3 fork and Shimano EF51 / TY10 / Altus drive train. A great example of its high quality components at a low price is the Merida Matts 6000 Series heat treated aluminum frame.
The specs of the 2011 Merida Matts 10-V Mountain Bike includes 21 Speeds, V Brakes and 80mm of travel, making it ideal for beginners. This is certainly an affordable bike that guarantees an awesome riding experience. The bike is also available in 14.5″, 16″, 18″, 20″, and 22″ sizes.