Hi, all. I'm new around these parts, so thanks for entertaining my newbie questions!
I am getting set to buy my first dual-suspension XC bike, but want something relatively light (as light as I can get for the cheap price range) and I want to make sure I'm making the right decision. So far I have looked at a bunch of bikes that are over 30 pounds and some around 35 pounds. The only one that has really stuck out to me thus far is the Kona Kikapu, being $1,000 brand new, dual-susp., and it appears to be in the 26-27 pound range. Can anyone advse me as to any other bikes that may be similar performers to the Kona Kikapu, similar price range, and relatively light? Thanks.