A note from the off-world colonies. A super-minimalist thumper may be available soon. If the specs on Mountain Moto's site are to be trusted, the New Zealand company will offer their Honda engined 125 lb. mountain-bicycle crossover machine within a year. The specs look very good. http://www.fxbikes.com/ The bike has garnered rave reviews from none less than Malcolm Smith, and many other pro riders. Although the company's web presence needs a bit of polishing, the basics are there. A short email to Mike Hodgkinson, Mountain Moto's sales manager got me a nearly immediate response. Mountain Motos appear to be serious about offering a product. This is a bike that's not difficult to be excited about. I've put my name on the list. I've been watching the Ossa 275 2T trials/hybrid for a bit. I'll buy the first one that is available.