These "entry level" mountain bikes that are mostly used for urban assault riding is best left in its original condition and run in that particular environment.
You can dabble with riding trails with it. But when you feel like you want to get more serious, then you need to get something that was made for the specific duties of the specific terrain and type of riding.
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