to true and Aesthetically more pleasing to the eye
Look at those cockeyed, nose in the air long travel front forks monstrosities or the over heavy looking cheap full suspension jobs.
Look at the retro stuff, slim, well proportioned, light, simple.
And why disks?
A mountain bike has a contact patch of about 1cm square on a loose surface. Cantis* easily cope.
Can you lock your wheels with cantis? Yes.
Can you get good feel and feedback from fully off right up to the point of locking up with cantis? Yes (if they are properly set up)
Then why do you need more?
Disks are marketing hype.
*V brakes are cantis with longer arms and better cable angles
Orange Nickel P7 (96!) Rolling project
GT Zaskar project
I want your grey stuff! Flite Ti, Onza Ules, Ummagummas.