The Santa Cruz Bronson was pretty sweet, but it's hard not to like a 6" travel bike with carbon rims, full XTR, that retails for $10,000! I also took a Tallboy LTC out for an hour, which was fun as well. However the Bronson was more fun to ride and didn't have the odd big wheel feeling of the 29er yet maintained momentum very well. It was hard to tell if it rolled so well because of the tweener wheel size or the carbon wheel setup, but it was awesome regardless. It's either going to be the Bronson or a Rocky Mountain Altitude for my next bike..