I've got a '15 Fuel Ex8 27.5. I upgraded the fork and shock to fox factory/kashima units and put a volume reducer in the shock. Also converted my drivetrain to shimano m800 1x11 30/42 with a raceface chainring, and use a one-up chainguide/bashguard. I usually ride chicopee, charleston park, and DuPont. This summer I rode the slickrock trail in Moab, UT and did some lift-access downhill stuff at Snowmass in colorado. It's been an awesome year for me for mountain biking.
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