Whats your opinion on these two bikes, I started off leaning toward the gt, but then i found the mongoose and the thing is LOADED, for 2 grand. plus i like the coil shox better. i have heard different things on why coil shox are better that air.

also
im 5'9'
160lbs
and i will be using the bike for freeriding, jumping, drops ect.

thanks for the imput
Blake