Brodie Demon Older Downhill Full Suspension

5/5 (4 Reviews)


Product Description

A low standover and low shock ratio are the Demon's main design features. The low standover gives the bike a small feel and instills confidence while riding big lines. The low shock ratio of 2.66:1 allows the SPV shock to use lower spring rates, the adjustability to be more effective, and improves the feel of the bike.


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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jo Marshall a Downhiller

Date Reviewed: March 28, 2014

Strengths:    Excellent geometry. Very compact feel but roomy enough to maneuver. Suspension is a tried and true Horst Link design that works very well. Yes, Swinger 6 way is.......not that great. DHX5 or Roco world-cup is the ticket.

Weaknesses:    The only weakness I would even bother to mention is the weight. The frame on its own is pretty chunky, but it is durable. Could be the toughest bike ever made.

Bottom Line:   
I have 3 of these frames. One is a 2003 in red. Second one is a 2005 with numerous cracks in it but it was still totally rideable up until I retired it. Third is a 2005 that I just bought and am going to get built up for the spring. Can't wait. The Demon will take anything you throw at it without any problems whatsoever.

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Favorite Trail:   DirtMerchant, A-line, Freightrain

Duration Product Used:   5 years

Price Paid:    $150.00

Purchased At:   pinkbike

Similar Products Used:   Brodie Devo, Santa Cruz V10, Giant DH comp, Giant Glory, Rocky Mountain RMX-2, Rocky Mountain RM7, RM9, Specialized Demo 8, Kona Stab, Stinky Garbanzo.

Bike Setup:   Fox 40, DHX5, Avid Elixir R brakes, WTB wheels, Maxxis Minions,

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by dropin_bikers a Downhiller from montreal,quebec,canada

Date Reviewed: September 13, 2008

Strengths:    Low feeling,super stiff,very very strong frame(7005alu),you whant to ride like prob buy this frame

Weaknesses:    Manitou 6-way SUCK(i put a 2008 roco WC AMAZING),need a long seat post cauz the seat touch the tire while doing a big drop

Bottom Line:   
OMG i never ride a bike like this whit the roco and 888
in a dh track the bike still stuck on the ground.The frame is very small for a med dh that allow you too make big turn so easily actually im doing stair drop only one thing broke the bb well buy this bike and change the manitou(very suck)

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Favorite Trail:   mtl stair

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $250.00

Purchased At:   pinkbike

Similar Products Used:   yeti lawwill dh-8,norco shore

Bike Setup:   888r,roco wc,avid code,raceface atlas

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by damian bennetts a Downhiller from kamloops bc canada

Date Reviewed: January 12, 2007

Strengths:    cant brake it tryed,geos spot on perfect

Weaknesses:    you jokeing

Bottom Line:   
best bike in the world get one if your not a smooth rider this bike will make you one

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Favorite Trail:   rose hill

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $1600.00

Purchased At:   full bore

Similar Products Used:   norco a line

Bike Setup:   manitou travis the works

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Justin a Downhiller from Toronto,ontario canada

Date Reviewed: October 12, 2006

Strengths:    burly as hell... nobody could break this bike
geometry is spot on for DH, but with the movement of a few bolts one could raise the bb shorten th wheel base and make themselves one sweet ass freeride machine
150x12mm thru axle


Weaknesses:    swinger 6 is a pain in the ass... blew it twice this season

Bottom Line:   
sick bike.... has far surpassed my expectations... only prob is the shock, not a problem with the frame hence why it does not affect my rating of it. next year i will be riding a marzocchi roco to better match the performance of my forks

btw 888 + demon= perfect match if u buy this frame get this fork aswell

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Favorite Trail:   @ blue mtn-->autobahn

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Similar Products Used:   norco atomik, V10, IH SGS, several other crap bikes

Bike Setup:   2004 888r(the good damepend one), saint shifter, mavic 321 rims laced 2 formula hubs, blackspire chain guide with an E13 basher, husseflet cranks giga pipe bb, xt rear deraleur, dura ace chain, odi grips, diablous handle bar, marzocchi bolt on stem

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Demon protective gear

Anyone using Deamonsnow gear? They have a new 2012 body armor line and I can't find any reviews on it or any of the older lines. It looks good and the price is ok, just don't want to pull the trigger too soon. Bob [url=http://www.demonsnow.com/store/body%20armor/DS1630%20Flexforce%20X%20d3o]Fl ... Read More »

Fighting an old demon.

Okay as the title says this issue is very old for me and I have discussed it with many people. Most people totally focus on one aspect of the issue and can't help me. I bring this to you guys cause it seems some of you have tons of experience and knowledge on mountain biking and fitness. When I rac ... Read More »

Demon Dog Problem

there is this demon dog in my area...and it comes out into the road and barks and is aggressive..Ive called animal control and yet it the owner continues to let the dog run free (there is a leash law in my town)..so if animal control seems to not affect this owner..should I call the police the next ... Read More »

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