Hi Guys and Gals,
so ive been given around 3.5k for a new bike through insurance. just looking for some contributions and ideas on what bike to build/buy and if anybody has any positive or negative inputs for any frames.
the spec i am looking for is
around 6 inch travel,
135x12 or 142x12 rear axle
must have room for a CCDBA shock
looking for a bike that i can ride all day ups and down, will be more focused on the downs as i already have a transition transam bike built up with 160mm bos on the front for the ups.
looking to do a few weeks in the alps in the summer, uplifts/bike parks/ singletrack. and would like to ride the local DH trails on it (gawton,tavi) as well as welsh trail centres.
will be built up with fox 36 160 forks, dropper post and wide bars
after looking around ive seen a few that caught my eye
-Banshee Rune V2
-Intense Tracer 2
-2013 Mega AM Pro
-Commencal meta SX
thanks for looking