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    Brodie Awl

    Anybody own a Brodie Awl hear? Any feedback you can share on the ride?

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    I was looking at them as a trail bike until I found that they use quite a few bushings rather than bearings at a few locations.

    I've already had a bushing bike and I'm not doing that again.

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    hi

    i am looking at it too. didnt know that there are 4 link bikes with only bearings? what about the rocky mountain slayer, does that one have only bearings? i also wonder how the difference in swing length of the two bikes infuences the ride?
    http://www.brodiebikes.com/_2004/lig...l/awl_pics.php
    http://www.bikes.com/bikes/2004/slayer/slayer_70.aspx#
    any ideas? thanks

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    I know they're not Canuck but Specialized FSRs and Enduros use bearings on all pivots now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by moko 98
    hi

    i am looking at it too. didnt know that there are 4 link bikes with only bearings? what about the rocky mountain slayer, does that one have only bearings? i also wonder how the difference in swing length of the two bikes infuences the ride?
    http://www.brodiebikes.com/_2004/lig...l/awl_pics.php
    http://www.bikes.com/bikes/2004/slayer/slayer_70.aspx#
    any ideas? thanks
    Moko - the Slayer is an older design that doesn't offer stable-platform suspension. To me, this makes a bigger difference to the ride quality than whether some of the pivots use bushings (i.e. like the Turner 5-Spot) or if they are all bearing.

    I'm more keen to hear from others who've riden the Awl outside the parking lot, so post em if you got em.
    Mike

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