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So I picked up my Superfly the other night not really knowing if and how much I would like it.

I've only had one ride on it but if my first ride is any indication of how things will be, all I can say is WOW!!!:thumbsup:

It has the most unique feel of any bike I have ever been on. It is so comfortable that you'd think it would have to be a flex monster yet when I started up some pretty steep and long hills I found myself in at least two gears higher than normal and I am definitely no gear masher. It actually feels better in the bigger gear and seems to have a certain spring to the frame.

I had an IF in the past that up until this point was my all time favorite hard tail. Only time will tell if this ends up being as much fun as I think it will be but we're off to a good start.

My only doubts come with the contact points. I'm not so sure about the bars. I like wide bars but can't tell if these will be the best bars when the trails turns more technical. Also, I'll have to see about the seat as well as the post and stem. I'm a big fan of Thomson and the seat just seems cheap and plastic. I threw a Thomson Masterpiece with an SDG Fly saddle on there from another bike and dropped 1/4 lb. I have no problems with the crank being XT like some people have mentioned. I know they are reliable and light enough. An XTR would be great but what would it really save in weight 40-50 grams? The tires seem OK but time will tell here as well. I can get away with a lot less aggressive pattern on a 29er.

It weighs 23.85 lbs. as pictured.:) Stock tires run tubeless.
 

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It's a 19" frame. I'm 6'-0" tall with a 34.6" inseam. It felt small to start with but moving the saddle back less than 1/4" made a huge difference. Definitely the right size for me.
 
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