Was at Allaire a few weeks ago — where, or what is NOX?
I just need to ride for a bit and figure that out. If 100mm isn’t enough I’ll have to figure out what I really want. I can convert the bike I choose to 120mm or I could go for a trail bike as an N+1.
Thanks for all the advice. I went with my LBS because I want to give them the business - rather support a shop that hires up and coming mechanics, supports local riders, and does local ‘village’ rides. Finishing kit is really secondary - I know all of the parts are functional given the XC trails we have here in NJ - so supporting the LBS became more important than a better kit.
Just for fits and giggles that margin on bikes is actually really high - my LBS will make in the region of 25%.