This is not an XC race bike. This is not an XC race bike.
The Nordest Bardino 2 is an all-mountain/enduro/trail bike and yes, it is a hardtail! Designed for a 140mm to 170mm fork, with the ability to run either 27.5″ x 3″ / 29″ x 2.6″ wheels, a short reach, optimized for 40mm stems, and weighing in at 5.84lbs for a size M/L, the Bardino is a modern bike that won’t break the bank at 495,04 €, shipped in the EU! Head to Nordest to check it out in detail.