Let’s take a look at how the Catalyst 4 matches up to the rest of the Catalyst family.
As mentioned before, if you’ve just gotten into the off-road/mountain bike scene, this is an ideal first bike to invest in. It is perfect for casual rides on trails to explore nature and for leisure.
If you’re an extreme mountain bike enthusiast willing to test your limits, this bike might not be an ideal choice.
Given the budget price, the Catalyst 4 still upholds the Cannondale name, which known for its durable and reliable builds.
If you’re worried that you might have to change bikes as you grow in the mountain biking arena, the catalyst 4 frame is also perfect for upgrades. It is durable enough to handle upgrades and hold all the components together.