Top 5 | Expensive Mountain Bike Upgrades You Don't Need

Here are 5 expensive mountain bike upgrades you don’t need. It’s so, so easy to get dragged into the upgrade arms race, dropping hundreds or even thousands of your hard earned cash on trying to improve your bike to the
n-th degree.

And, while there’s nothing wrong with upgrades, and fair play if you do – we reckon there are plenty of expensive upgrades you may not need to buy.

Remember, don’t get angry with us if we’ve just mentioned the entirety of your credit card bill – bikes are meant to be fun, and so is upgrading them.

Before we delve too deep, don’t forget to like, subscribe, and click the little bell icon, so you get notifications every time we upload a new video.

Follow BikeRadar on our social media channels:

BikeRadar is supported by Mountain Biking UK and Cycling Plus Magazine – For more information and to subscribe please visit

For more content like this see our latest subscription offer –