I will soon be in the market for a new bike to replace my pinched one. I was settled on a 26er Lapierre Zesty from my LBS because there's quite a few quid knocked off. After reading recent threads on the subject and seeing how many manufacturers are going down the 650b route, it's got me wondering if it's worth getting one.
I appreciate they'll be negligible to no improvement and that it's a cynical industry marketing move, but I'd still rather make the right choice while I've got the opportunity. I know buy the bike that feels right and rides right etc.
If you were in the market for a new full suspension trail bike tomorrow, would you be tempted to go for the new wheel standard?
EDIT: apologies for rehashing something that's been discussed to death. I'm not trying to start a wheel size debate, other than what people would buy if they were in the market for a new bike. Would you be swayed by the industry's seeming attempt to ditch 26ers?