Up for sale is my impeccably maintained Fuel EX 8 Plus MTB. $2,700 FIRM. No Offers Accepted.
The bike is in great condition. Recently installed is a new Öhlins 36 Evo Fork. 150mm travel.
The rear shock has been recently serviced as well, with a 10mm volume spacer installed...
Yup, our bikes were covered in mud. A good amount of the trails were terrible that day David, as you had seen first hand.
I absolutely agree, that many riders are a bit overly optimistic and perhaps perceive 'good' much differently than reality suggests.
As a somewhat mtb novice, I used to run clps on my old 26"-er. I did it because I ran clips on the road bike. :shrug:
14 of 15 years on the road, I never really gave it much thought...