The Good: Light - 25 lbs. Top of the line wheels, female front and rear, polymer bushing, eclat bondi straight & aero. Strong 2 pc tibia cranks w/ 7/8" spindle 175mm. One of only 2 production completes that come with a 21.25 top tube (I'm 6' 3" so...The only other one available were redlines 2 highend models. Device & Covet). Heat treated bars and forks. Rides ultra smooth, looks great, real simple and strong.
The Bad: The seat post was integrated with the frame, meaning the seat is too low to be of any use (but the post does have an indented line to guide for cutting off that worked perfectly). The stem is 48-49 mm, I prefer 52-55 mm reach. The seat is uncomfortable. The paint chips a bit easily.
I made this bike wirk for me by putting a shadow 54mm reach topload stem. I cut the seatpost and added 320mm primo seatpost. I took the sweet UGP neon grafiti seat (equivalent to today's "fat" seats, 10ish oz) of my old bike and put the eclat seat on my old bike. I stuck some eastern nineties on it. The bike feels big but maneuverable, easy to manual and comfortable. Part of me wishes I had held out for the 2012 model, due to the obvious upgrade with the onyx cranks, the even shorter chainstays, the 8.5 " rise bars (the '11 has 8.25) and the adjustable seat post, but the berserker rims don't look as strong as the bondi rims. Plus going from a 74.25 head tube to a 75.5 would be such a huge jump (the '11 has a 75). Overall, I don't think you can go wrong with envy, whether it's an 09, 10, 11 or 12 model. If you want a new custom complete and dont have 1600 bucks, this is a good way to go. (I got mine at dan'scomp and got pretty hooked up with their rewards program (thats what I used to get a seatpost, seatclamp & stem) though it chapped my balls to see it on sale for 120 bucks less, like 5 weeks later). I give the 2011 4 and half and I give the 2012 4 and 3 quarters stars. I;m rounding up to 5, lol.