The Good: Extremely versatile, relatively light, suspension is well-tuned, very stiff, did I mention versatile?
The Bad: In the short travel mode, the suspension isn't as lively as it could be. Also in the 5'' travel mode, the frame feels more slack, (harder to manual and bunnyhop,) which is kind of backwards.Overall Review: Where do I start? First of all, the Wildcard has two travel modes. (127 and 165mm)This feature is esstially what makes this bike so versatile. The frame is built around anywhere from a 5 to a 7'' travel fork. The frame also has ISCG 05 tabs, and 1.5'' headtube, and front derailleur routing. My personal setup includes a Fox DHX air shock,Fox Talas 36 fork,Mavic Crossmax SX wheels, and a1x8 drivetrain.The suspension, wheels, and drivetrain that you choose willhave a higher-than-average influence on the bike. Let's start with suspension: I believe that an air shock is the best fit for this frame, The versatility, light Read More »