Boardman MTX 8.9

Boardman MTX 8.9

Key Features:

  • Lightweight triple-butted aluminium frame
  • Smooth shifting 1X11 Shimano Deore gears
  • Lightweight air spring suspension fork with thru-axle
  • Schwalbe Tyrago puncture-resistant tyres
  • Hydraulic disc brakes for outstanding braking power

Our Verdict: The Boardman MTX 8.9 is a versatile and high-performance bike that can handle a variety of terrains. With its lightweight frame, smooth shifting gears, comfortable suspension fork, puncture-resistant tyres, and powerful disc brakes, it offers an excellent riding experience.

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Whether your rides include cycle path shredding, holiday adventures or daily commutes, the Boardman MTX 8.9 brings trail-taming capability and urban versatility together in one bike. With its dialed geometry, quality suspension and smart components, this hybrid bike delivers stability, control and enjoyment wherever you choose to ride.

A Lightweight Frame Ready for Adventure

At the core of the MTX 8.9 is a durable yet lightweight aluminium frame providing a lively ride feel even when loaded down for adventure. Mudguard and rack mounts make it ready for bikepacking and everyday commuting needs alike. The 63mm Suntour air suspension fork smooths out rocks and roots when the trail gets rowdy.

Advanced 1x11 Drivetrain Tackles Steep Grades

A wide-range Shimano Deore 1x11-speed drivetrain with a 44T crankset and 11-51T cassette supplies ample gearing for everything from rattling up rocky pitches to sustaining speed over rolling terrain. The simplified single-ring shifting eliminates hassle so you can stay focused on the path ahead.

Confidence-Inspiring Suspension and Brakes

63mm of front suspension travel from the Suntour fork smooths out roots and rocks for added comfort and control. Shimano hydraulic disc brakes deliver the stopping power and modulation needed for varied terrain and conditions.

Grippy 35mm Tyres Add Traction on Dirt

Schwalbe 35mm Tyrago tires feature an aggressive tread to bite into loose dirt, gravel and mud, granting traction across variable trails and slippery streets alike. The puncture protection belt enhances durability when riding off the beaten path.

From Trail Centres to Bike Lanes

Whether you prefer green singletrack, backcountry bikepacking routes or paved bike paths, the MTX 8.9 provides versatile performance to make every ride more accessible and enjoyable. Discover the possibilities on two wheels.

Technical Specifications

  • Frame: Triple Butted 6061 X7 Alloy with hidden weld
  • Fork: Suntour NCX E Air LO, 63mm travel with alloy stanchion, lockout, adjustable air spring - 15x100mm Thru axle
  • Headset: FSA no.10, 1 1/8”, Semi Integrated
  • Bottom Bracket: FSA Mega Exo
  • Cranks: FSA Gossamer Mega Exo 1X - 44T
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano Deore 11 speed
  • Shifter: Shimano Deore 1X11
  • Front Brake: Shimano MT400 hydraulic disc brakes, Shimano RT-56 160mm rotor
  • Cassette: Shimano Deore 11 speed - 11-51t
  • Chain: KMC X11
  • Saddle: Selle Royal Essenza
  • Seat Post: 31.6mm alloy post with 45mm suspension system
  • Stem: Boardman Alloy, 7 degree rise, 31.8mm clamp
  • Handlebar: Boardman Alloy, riser bar, 9 degree bend, 15mm rise, 31.8mm clamp
  • Handlebar Tape: Ergonomic grips
  • Pedals: Flat pedals supplied
  • Weight: Approx. 12.4kg
  • Wheelset: Boardman MTX
  • Hubs: Formula 15x100mm Thru Axle front, QR rear, 32h
  • Tyre: Schwalbe Tyrago 700c x 35mm with Kevlar guard


The Boardman MTX 8.9 has received rave reviews from both professional riders and cycling enthusiasts. Its outstanding performance and versatility have impressed riders of all skill levels. Here are some testimonials from those who have experienced the thrill of riding the MTX 8.9:

  • "As an urban commuter, I needed a bike that can handle the rough city streets without compromising comfort. The MTX 8.9 exceeded my expectations. It's smooth, agile, and the hydraulic disc brakes provide excellent stopping power. I can't imagine riding anything else now." - 

In conclusion, the Boardman MTX 8.9 is the ultimate multi-terrain crossover bike that offers exceptional performance, versatility, and reliability. Whether you're soaking up the cycle paths or commuting through the city, this bike is designed to enhance your riding experience. With its advanced technology, lightweight frame, and top-notch components, the MTX 8.9 is a true game-changer in the world of cycling.

Don't miss out on the opportunity to own this high-performance machine. Get your hands on the Boardman MTX 8.9 and experience the thrill of the trails like never before.