Brodie 2001 Holeshot Hardtail Bike

5/5 (2 Reviews)


Product Description

  • Material: Easton 7005 RAD tubing
  • Fork: Marzocchi Z-1 MCR QR20
  • Brakes: Hayes Hydrolic Disc
  • Components: Shimano


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    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by jeff a Weekend Warrior from toronto

    Date Reviewed: July 17, 2003

    Strengths:    Strength
    stiffness
    compliance
    weight


    Weaknesses:    none

    Bottom Line:   
    This is without a doubt the best hardtail I've ridden. Before this bike, I had a 2002 special edition electro. It was good, but the RAD holeshot is better. The holeshot is almost half a pound lighter, and it is noticably more compliant. Clearly, brodie's discontinuing the use of RAD in their top-end model was a move driven by financial rather than performance objectives.

    The geometry of the bike works perfectly. Compared with the reaper, it has steeper angles, a lower bottom bracket and is more controlable in pretty much every situation. I also think the brodie is stronger as I've heard numerous reports of reapers breaking at the stays.

    My bike is set up for extreme trailriding/light freeriding and, for that appication, it performs flawlessly- A well-deserved five flamming roids!

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    Favorite Trail:   ravenshoe

    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $250.00

    Purchased At:   bought used

    Similar Products Used:   2002 brodie electro,evoultion
    2000 rocky mountain reaper
    yeti arc


    Bike Setup:   all 2002 parts -dj1, hayes,xtr, truvative stylo, 317 rims, hot s tires

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by m from m

    Date Reviewed: June 22, 2003

    Bottom Line:   
    jm

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    Favorite Trail:   m

    Duration Product Used:   2 Years


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