Hi, I am thinking of getting a new bike, either freeride or downhill. I am currently riding mostly on dirt roads and on a lot of hills. I ride in the woods some and my boyfriend and I are working on a trail since he wants to ride more in the woods and so do I. Anyway, I currently have a Trek 4500 with a brand new Marzocchi EXR Pro front suspension. Id like to get something better since I want to learn more jumping etc. I want to go out and have fun on my bike and not have to worry about having the frame break or something stupid like that. Anyway, any suggestions? I really enjoy watching people jump off the dirt hills etc and would love to go all out and learn the stuff, but just can't on my Trek 4500. I really dont like the hard tail and I find it is not stable on the ground at all and jumps all over the place. Even riding down the rocks on the road makes it difficult since it slides everywhere and I have no control of the bike. My price range is up to $1500.00 CDN. Tnx all.