Monique Y. Mudama
> I demoed a Giant Reign, just to humor my friend who is bugging me to
> get a full-sus, and I didn't like it. Too swishy on the back going
> up hills. I also tried a Trance, which I could envision myself
> liking if I could get the proper length/height stem on it. Still
> kinda swishy on the back though, but I suspect that would go away
> with different tires*. I really wanted to try an NRS, it sounds
> like I'd really dig it, but they didn't bring one. Boo-f'in-hoo.
Granted, I have no hardtail experience, but I thought the Klein
Palomino climbed awesomely ... unfortunately, I couldn't get the demo
bike to shift. But if you can find one, you might have better luck.
I remember some folks on amb owning and loving this bike.
"Get a bicycle. You will not regret it, if you live."
-- Mark Twain