@poutanen - You're right it's probably only two or three people that go out of their way to hate Unions. They're very active though. I can't speak for the whole board.
@Triple8 I KNEW IT. I felt up some lichens a few months ago, and they felt the same as my 2012 Vitas but I thought they were pre-pro so I paid it no mind.
However, handflexing and riding are two different things.