"Compared to its mate, the Crossfire (AME Speed), the Stryker is a little wider, a shade straighter and most noticeably, metal-free. Sure, its torsion-box construction gives up some edge-grip and stability, but the Stryker takes on a liveliness that has its own charms. It's no wuss, and you can confidently arc on the groomed. But it would always rather play in soft stuff. 'A calm, relaxing ride, without being heavy or sluggish,' said Hochman."