Quote Originally Posted by FoShizzle View Post
definitely carbon since all the magazines love them. also, i would go 27.5 wheel size since its popularity is more recent than 29er. as for travel, pretty sure the magazines and local shops say that 5 or more likely 6" is required for anything but curb drops and since the vast majority of riders are hard core, you must have adequate suspension
lol'z. u forgot short chainstays too!