I have been out of the Mtn. biking scene for several years and I just got back on a bike a few months ago. I spent my time doing triathlon's and riding motorcycles.
I recently just bought a 2003 FS Fisher Sugar 3+ that is loaded with higher end components and I have been happy with it, but it is my first FS and I miss the simplicity of having a hard tail and rigid front fork. I bought the bike more for the parts attached to it then for the fact is a FS.
Can anyone suggest some frame and fork combo's I might want to look into, I really prefer lightweight (as most people do). I have checked ebay and craigslist, but I am so out of touch with newer company's and combo's I have no idea where to start.