Well, I did it. I pulled the trigger on the GT Peace 9r today
The LBS and I agreed that I was the new owner of this tripped out 29" ride. He gave me a great trade-in on my Rainier, my wife just gave me a C-Note shop certificate for my Birthday a couple days ago, and I went on a rampage and sold a bunch of my excess paddling/camping toys and so I am out Nada, with a new bike I am picking her up Saturday.
I have no idea why I love the color, but I do This thing looks like it was sent out to the Toys-R-Us factory to be painted, or it's parents were trippin on shrooms during conception.
Look at her. Ain't she purty?