I bought this bike in may, 2018. Needed a new bike and this what i bought. Its a cheaper bike but i really enjoy it. Its the first regular MTB that i have, that has disk brakes. Also the first bike i have with 29 inch wheels. It has a fork with 100 mm travel which is 30 mm more than my previous bike, and a small but nice step forward.
Those things i changed on it after buying was to mount a wider handlebar (800 mm) and a shorter stem to make things more comfortable and give better performance. I put a dropper post on it and thats one of the best things that ever happened to Mountain Biking. I use it a lot during my rides and makes things much easier, and more fun. I put better pedals on it to have some good grip while riding. I bought the NC-17 Sudpin I Pro pedals and i really like them.
This is my main bike, which i do most of my riding. I really enjoy riding it and having 29 inch wheels feels pretty ok. At least during less technical rides.