The mtb bug really bit for me through the 24hr racing scene. Not because I was into racing (I’m slow) or because it was XC, although all I had was a hard tail with v-brakes. It was ‘the vibe of the thing’, camaraderie and camping and getting away for a week.
Paying for a couple of hours...
It'll come down more to what is actually available. Supply shortages are crazy at the moment.
Commencal do actually have a meta in stock for you though:
I haven't ridden one so can't comment.
Item: Ibis Ripley LS with Fox Float EVOL Factory, Cane Creek 40 Headset, seat post clamp, spare cable ports, rear axle, instruction booklet
Sizing: XL frame, but a smallish XL, particularly by modern standards. Geo is reasonably similar to current model Large Pivot Mach 4 SL or Yeti SB115 for...
Yeah I think so:
it’s just sitting around in the battered spares tub in case anyone needs. PM your address and I’ll send it over.