Brodie 2001 Evolution Hardtail Bike

5/5 (3 Reviews)


Product Description

  • Material: Brodie 7005 b'OX
  • Fork: Marzocchi Z-5 (130mm)
  • Brakes: Hayes Hydraulic Disc
  • Components: Shimano Deore/XT


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    Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Ben Rye from Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    Date Reviewed: August 3, 2003

    Strengths:    Awesome strong frame, amazing components for price. got it practicly brand new.

    Weaknesses:    needs new front fork. purchased with manatue shocks that either need to be rebuilt or replaced. other than that, nothing. the largest sprocket could be replaced by bash gaurd.

    Bottom Line:   
    I'm compleatly satisfied with my purchase! i payed less than i was willing, and ended up with better parts. i would recomend this bike. rides smooth as smooth can be. great geometry good balance and shifts quite fast. i was surprised. good bike to buy!

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    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $70.00

    Purchased At:   -used

    Similar Products Used:   tested kona, very similar, but astheticly speaking, brodie was nicer :) and better parts for money. i saved alot buying used.

    Bike Setup:   hayes hydrolic 6"disks, busted fork... shamano deore xt.
    and everything listed above..

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Evan Dyer a Weekend Warrior from Canada

    Date Reviewed: June 5, 2003

    Strengths:    very well built bike, strong beafy frame, can handle big drops for a hardtail.A sweat paint job, and a very strong shock. Very strong rims, and disc's stop on a dime. Its just an other all stokin bike!!!!

    Weaknesses:    The bikes only weaknesses are that the shocks are really loose, and you might want to purchase some stiffer springs.Another weakness is that it dosent come with a bash gaurd. That is all.

    Bottom Line:   
    If you are looking for a smooth ride, that can handle big drops, the brodie evolution is an amazing bike for its price.

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    Favorite Trail:   Tower trail

    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $1100.00

    Purchased At:   cycle path

    Similar Products Used:   None...its just an amazing bike that can hold up to almost everything.

    Bike Setup:   hayes hydrolic 8inch discs, dirt jumper 1.5 shocks, truvative husselfelt cranks, strong disc hubs, and single track sun rims.

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Karen a Weekend Warrior from Vancouver

    Date Reviewed: January 18, 2002

    Strengths:    - very nice paint/graphics
    - tough, beefy frame + excellent geometry
    - excellent stock components
    - very stable feel
    - smooooooth
    - can handle anything you throw at it
    - eats-up some pretty gnarly downhill


    Weaknesses:    - At first, I found this bike a bit too heavy...not great for climbing...but not super-bad either. I would still buy it again...after I bought that full-suspension bike I've had my eye on....





    Bottom Line:   
    This is one *very* fun hardtail! Not a bike you would want to race on, but one you want to go out and play on!

    The weaknesses are minor considering the strengths of this bike. It eats-up *anything* you point it at. It feels very smooth and stable. It looks great. This bike inspires confidence.

    This bike doesn't have the "cheap feel" that many other bikes have. It's hard to describe it...feels like "quality". The "Kona-Stuff" came close, but just didn't have the class, components and beauty that this bike has. A quality product, well worth the $$$.

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    Favorite Trail:   Whistler Bike Park

    Duration Product Used:   6 months

    Price Paid:    $2100.00

    Purchased At:   Westpoint Cycles - Vancouver

    Similar Products Used:   Test-rode (my search for a new bike) - Kona, Trek, Marin, Rocky Mountain, Specialized and a couple of others...Brodie offered the best components and price.

    Bike Setup:   - MarZ5 (130mm)front shock, hayes discs on front and back, Hussefelt crank etc etc...stock setup - see www.brodiebikes.com

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