I have been looking around leisurely for a new best-bang-for-the-buck 29er and settled on this Airborne Guardian 2.0 It's a major upgrade from my specialized hardrock 26. They beat out TREK, Specialized, etc... in terms of price and components. They are a small shop located in Ohio, so it's nice to support them. Frame 6061 Hydroformed Aluminum Hardtail 29" Fork RockShox XC28 TK Mg29 with Preload Adjust, Rebound Adjust and Lock-Out, 100mm Headset Ahead Sealed Cartridge 1 1/8" Brake Levers Tektro Auriga Comp Brakes Tektro Auriga Comp Hydraulic Disc Rotors Tektro 160mm Rotor Shifters SRAM X-5 Trigger 9-Speed F Derailleur SRAM X5 9speed R Derailleur SRAM X5 9speed Long Cage Cassette SRAM PG-950 12-34T 9-Speed Chain KMC X-9 Crank Truvative E400 22-32-42T Bottom Bracket Powerspline Sealed Cartridge Pedals NONE Rims Weinmann Disc Bull Double-Walled with Eyelets, 32H Hubs KT HiFlange 32H Spokes Black 14g Stainless Tires KENDA Small Block 8, 2.1" Handlebar AIRBORNE Alloy Flat, 640mm width Stem AIRBORNE Alloy +/- 7 Degree Rise, size specific Saddle Selle San Marco SPID White/Black Seat Post AIRBORNE Alloy 31.6mm Diameter, 350mm Length Extras Owner's Manual, Clear Coat, H20 Bottle Mounts Ordered this past Thursday. I am pumped.