Hi. I'm looking into purchasing a mountain bike to renew my interest in the sport. I have a 10+ year old Trek 930 rigid, but would like to get something new(er).
I recently went to my LBS to start educating myself. Discussed 26 vs 29, rigid vs full suspension, etc., but I wanted some opinions from here as well.
I'm looking to do some "all-around" riding, so need a bike that will fit that need. That said, my riding WON'T be overly technical, though I will occasionally hit some more challenging ascents/descents.
A new Specialized Camber Elite 29er caught my eye at the LBS, as did a used 2010 Specialized XC Comp FSR on craigslist.
Anyways, any thoughts are appreciated on the various things to consider - price, 26 vs 29 (I'm 5'10" and about 150 lbs), rigid vs full-suspension (price point to avoid with full suspension?), etc.