I am not sure on the weight as yet, I estimate it to be around the 28lb mark, , which is really heavy after being so used to superlight hardtails..
I quite like the Pikes on it phil, may change and go for some fox's , the stem is a 100mm MG60 (retro
) just put this on to assess the length of stem needed before I buy a lighter unit.. Cranks will be upgraded , and have my eye on something rather nice but costs £ 600+
but may just go for some new M971s and keep the superlight stuff for the next project
I have to say Phil I dont like the KCNC stuff. not saying its bad just not for me,,
The Thomsons are'nt light Si, (I have several, nice but not light) the Easton will be a lot lighter, Fox's are'nt light either, Magura or DT are tho. I always find full suss is too sapping even with PP for XC and prefer a hardtail, but for the bumpy stuff would always go 4 bar link.