The wind has been so brutal here in central Tx (not to mention the heat) I was thinking it might be cool to try mountain biking to switch things up. Looking for bike suggestions. I was going to go with a Giant XTC 29'er, but thought I might start off with something a bit more affordable until I figured out how much I'm going to be doing this. I have friends at a local bike shop that are recommending this:
Just wanted to get your opinions. Let me know what you think.