The Good: DRCV, ABP suspension.
Talas up front.
Very good brakes.
Good and light wheels. Bontrager TLR system.
Climbs very good, and decends even better.
Pretty light bike overall.
Carbon armor on downtube.
The Bad: Needs Talas fork to climb good in steep terrain.
Don't need 3 rings up front. And no good chainguide setup availebel.
The freehub body made alot of noice. Got a new one.
The Bonty DXD tires are realy crap!
Liked the bike from the start. Climbed placed I couldnt do before, and decended smoother.
The Talas fork realy helps in steep climbing. The rear wheele sticks to the ground all the time and makes traction very good. Suspension dos'nt firm up when brakeing.
Changed the tires to Bontrager FR3 with alot of skepticism, but they are among the best tires I have ever ridden. Both in wet and dry terrain.
Dont need 3 rings up front. I would like 2x20 or 1x10. MRP are working on a DM version of the 1X.
I guess the 2011 142/12mm rear axle will be a noticeable upgrade.
The CrankBrothers Joplin post has a little short travel, raises slowly sometimes and has a very noticeable play sideways. Don't feel it on the bike though. And the short travel is enough.
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