Hey guys im new here. Ive road bmx since I was 11 so I have a good knowlege on bmx bikes.

Im dont riden bmx around town tearing stuff up since im older. I am looking for a mountain bike to jump around and ride trails in the woods.

Ill probly buying used and am in no hurry to buy right now till I get out of the police academy.

I was wondering what type of bike I should get like brands,shocks?
Ide like to stick around 500.

also does anybody know of any good trails that are used in northwest PA that I could go ride with someone
Im the only one that wants to ride mtb right now unless I can convince one of my buddies to get one