This 2014 version is a lightweight trail ripper - predictable, nimble and with custom valved shock and Push'd coil fork - it is smooth. Bike has been meticulously maintained, is in great condition, and includes high end components/upgrades -- Chris King hubs, NOX asymetric carbon rims, RaceFace Next SL cranks, XTR brakes, XX1 drive train, 140mm Pike fork converted to coil via PUSH ACS3 with new Charger 2 damper (it's sweet!), Avalanche custom valved rear fox RP23, Thompson dropper, Cane Creek Angleset 1.5 degree, Easton 35mm carbon bar. Rear rim and only has a few months riding on it as do new pivot bearings. Both wheels are hand-built by Dave's Speed Dream wheels. New chain ring and chain. Rear derailleur less than year old. Front triangle less than year old -- warranty replaced.