Ripley's, 429's, Tallboy's, 5010's, Mojo's, Following, etc... I've owned a lot of 27.5 and 29er trail bikes. I usual ride a bike for a season or 2 and move on to something different and have never been brand loyal until now. I bought and sold the 2016 green sb4.5; but couldn't find anything even remotely close to it, so I had to come back to it. First time I've ever sold a bike and went back to it. The price is ridiculous and I feel like an idiot for spending this much on a frame but the Switch Infinity Suspension is that good. I'm a 200 lb rider and for me its the only suspension design that works well for larger riders. There is absolutely zero pedal bob and the suspension works flawlessly when its supposed to. traction and efficiency on climbs is simply amazing. I've compared the switch infinity back to back with VPP and DW; the ride characteristics and quality feels like your going from a Toyota to a Porsche. Like I said the price is extremely off putting but i understand why its more expensive than the other brands, because its better. theres simply no debate, the Switch infinity is hands down the best suspension platform on the market. Other than the suspension, the geometry and travel are exactly what I like in a bike. Relatively short chainstays for a 29er, the 67.5 head angle is perfect for those that climb and descend, and the 140 mm upfront is enough for the types of trails I ride. The 4.5 in the rear can feel undergunned at times but its a trade off I'm willing to make to get the geometry I like. For me the Trail bike category has the best geo for tight technical trail handling and still excellent climbers/descenders.