Ragley is a UK brand with a penchant for hard-riding hardtails. Allegedly named after an infamous Yorkshire trail, rather than the catchy late-90s pop number, the Mmmbop is aimed at trail pinners who care more about descending than climbing.
Tasty alloy mainframe and supple fork
The beautifully finished frame uses a custom-butted tubeset (rather than bought-in and welded-together tubes) formed from heat-treated 6061-T6 alloy. This is done to provide stiffness where it’s needed most.
The distinctive three-pronged chainstay-to-BB interface is claimed to improve pedalling stiffness, while beefy seatstays prioritise strength over comfort. Mud clearance is ample, with room for bigger, comfier rubber than the 2.25in WTB Trail Boss fitted.
There’s ample clearance for rubber wider than the stock WTB Trail Boss
Interchangeable dropouts allow you to swap out the 142x12mm rear end and fit a quick-release wheel. ISCG mounts are present and correct, along with internal routing for a dropper post.
A brutal ride, but a total blast
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