Brodi Romax Bike 1998 or Older

2/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $1300.00

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Brodie Romax

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Overall Rating:2
Submitted by Al Arnold a Weekend Warrior from Canada, USVI

Date Reviewed: July 30, 1999

- decent parts for price
- turns very nicely
- excellent frame

- chippy paint
- poorly built frame
( mine has heat bow in right rear seat stay
- frame flex causes bike
to pop out of choosen gear under hill climbing
- brake adjustment at
final clamping spot only
- bike had touch up paint on it from new
- flat spot in rear rim
since new

Bottom Line:   
I purchased this bike based on the good things I
have heard about brodie products. I have concerns
however about the quality of my frame and durability of the product in general.I have purchased three new Trek mountain bikes
in as many years in the 1200CDN price point and
have been very pleased with the product and the
performance. I thought I could do better with
Brodie and Canadian products. My mistake.I shared my concern with regard to the heat bow
in the stay and was told by the shop owner that that is normal at this price point. I shared my concern by e-mail with Bruce Spicer at Brodie and was told this was a 'S' bend that the great Paul Brodie himself used on the handmade bikes of old and is now being replicated in the factory in Taiwan.The cockeyed seat stay bothers me so much that
I am selling this bike now. I will lose money
but when I'm riding my new Trek at least I won't
feel like I'd been had.Buyer beware. I purchased my bike over the telephone from Toronto and picked it up in
Vancouver. Inspect the bike carefully before leaving the shop! I know most of Brodies frames
are perfectly turned out at any price point but
be aware that a percentage are not so good and
that they generally try and sell them.

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Favorite Trail:   
Virgin Islands hill climbing

Duration Product Used:   
less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   
Trek, Breezer

Bike Setup:   
stock, except for upgraded seat

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1987 Brodie Romax - Build Thread

Here's my 1987 Brodie Romax... one of the first =) This is how I got it from the original owner... I am in the process of building it up... here's some teaser pics . [URL=][IMG] ... Read More »

Brodie Romax Ritchey Competition Fillet Brazed Bikes

Here's a couple of pics of my recently finished '89 Romax build for anyone interested in having a look. I decided against exclusively Shimano stuff to switch it up a little. I also have an '83 Ritchey Competition and was curious to get an idea of the number of Romax and Competition frames built by P ... Read More »

1989 Brodie Romax

Just finished the build. Not totally period correct but "form and function" is my motto. The ride is sublime. Still searching for that elusive 1" Gatorblade to finish her off. [ATTACH]360715[/ATTACH] [ATTACH]360716[/ATTACH] [ATTACH]360717[/ATTACH] [ATTACH]360718[/ATTACH] [ATTACH]36071 ... Read More »

1989 Brodie Romax... it's finished.

Here's some pix of the build. I acquired this bike a couple of months ago and have given it a wee makeover. I had a Project 2 (1") fork painted to match the frame which turned out better then expected. Still looking for that Brodie Gatorblade fork for the perfect marriage. This is the best riding ... Read More »

Brodie Romax

I really really want to buy a Romax, saw one at the Fontana race over the weekend, Thing is amazing! Who here has one? any one race Cyclocross on it? Weight? Pictures? Likes, dislikes? Thanks!Read More »

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