Re: Giant XTC 3 vs Niner EMD 9

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"mtbgreg1" wrote
I didn’t know if the composite frames really ride that much nicer than the aluminum frames

Is the Niner an aluminum frame?

Personally, I REALLY the ride quality of a carbon frame over an aluminum, especially as a hardtail. You can check out a couple reviews I’ve done of carbon hardtails here:

http://www.singletracks.com/blog/mtb-ge … tain-bike/
http://www.singletracks.com/blog/mtb-ge … er-29er-2/
http://www.singletracks.com/blog/mtb-ge … daxe-29er/

That Ibex Maroc looks very appealing!