I am currenlty lookin at this bike to start me off riding. I hear the frame is very good. I would like to get your inputs from this bored. I am really thinking about buying this bike b/c i do like the price, and the bike. And of course, its a Norco, which i do like. Only thing is it only has a front disc brake, im thinking... do i really need the rear one? Should i have him put one on and pay the difference? Please tell me what you guys thing for a beginner like me that does not know what he is doing out in the trails. Please do not suggest the bigfoot, i do like it, way too much money, and i wont be able to use the bike to its full potential. As for this Wolverine i will be able to use it to its whole potential because as i get better, i will replace certain parts to make the bike better, such as a new beefyer fork with more travel and so forth. So let me know if this Norco is a good bike overall. Im not to picky on components, b/c the better you get the more you pay, which i dont really want to pay so much for components, that for the first season i wont know the difference between. And by the time i get better or need parts replaced i will have the funds to do it.