Very interesting and entertaining review Omar. Worthy of a couple of read-
throughs for sure.
I have a couple of curiosities (expanding on: "perhaps… none of its systems or
concepts would translate to traditional mountain bike design"). Has riding the
Jones influenced how you set up your own bikes in any way (switching to higher
rise bars and shorter stems? Looking at forks with more offset?)?
If you were purchasing a new bike, whether it be a more 'traditional' hardtail
replacement for your Chromag or one of those "killer-but-boring" 5″-6″ travel
dual-fs bikes, how - if at all - would the Jones influence your purchasing
decision? Would you look for a bike with longer stays combined with a slacker