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hardtail

(ˈhɑːdˌteɪl)
n
(General Sporting Terms)
a. a bicycle or motorcycle with no suspension at the rear
b. (as modifier): a hardtail mountain bike.
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There are two types: hard-tail and full suspension.
Little-known patches of exceptional hard-tail water like the Hooter now attract a fishing fleet because pound for pound, few fish in the world can match these mini-tuna rockets for speed and power.
For example, full-suspension bikes (suspension on both ends of the bike) are designed for riding downhill on off road tracks with less fatigue on long rides while hard-tail bikes (where the suspension is located solely on the front forks) are ideal for uphill climbs and cross country riding.
On one extreme, strict cross-country riders planning to log maximum miles on mellow trails will still find the lightest hard-tail bikes (no rear suspension) tough to beat, because weight is everything.
During their existence, mountain bikes have matured into three main styles: Full suspension bikes that have some form of shock absorbing equipment attached to the front and rear wheels, hard-tail bikes that only have a shock absorber on the front wheel, and rigid bikes that have no shock absorbers.
The pier attracts a lot of hard-tails and ladyfish and that attracts the bigger stuff.
Live baiting with hard-tails or cigar minnows would be my first choice.
Cigar minnows and live menhaden are my top baits and hard-tails are a close third.
I like hard-tails, mullet, grunts and pinfish for live baits.
I like hard-tails, mullet and pinfish for live baits.