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    Views on Brooklyn Machine Works?

    i was just wondering what people thought about these bikes? im sure someone must have ridden one and can say what they think
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    the thing that i love is the left hand drive system. its unique lol.the drive goes to a second axel that goes through the main pivot so the chain length doesnt fluxuate with suspension hits. its COOL

    it look mad complicated though and expensive / hard to find parts.

    what are peoples thoughts? they look pretty at least
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    Haven't ridden one myself but a friend has one. From what I here it rides real plush but it's heavy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Khemical
    Those cables on the Socom look flexy

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    well i mean, i thought id start a nice discussion...
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    Great riding bike. Mine was down at around 42 lbs.
    Just need some updated geometry and it would be awesome.
    Check out the superco

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    Just as someone said above, I would be pretty wary regarding the drive system and lack of spare parts from lots of sources

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    brutually strong and heavy too
    the trick is ENJOYING YOUR LIFE EACH DAY, don't waste them away wishing for better days

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    They have been around forever and still making great bikes. Contact them and end this BS e-speculation crap.

    Brooklyn Machine Works
    www.brooklynmachineworks.com
    16 Powers Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11211-3515
    (718) 387-3307

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    Quote Originally Posted by daisycutter
    They have been around forever and still making great bikes. Contact them and end this BS e-speculation crap.
    I wonder what they'll say when he asks them, "hey, do you make good bikes?"
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    lol ill do it. maybs record it and post it online

    wieght's never been a problem, im a tiny guy so it balances out right? lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by highdelll
    I wonder what they'll say when he asks them, "hey, do you make good bikes?"

    They would say if you ask me where the motor is I will punch you in the face.

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    they ride amazing but are also amazingly heavy.

    and to the guy that had his down to 42 lbs.. How ???

    how the hell can you get that down to 42lbs as a full build and not have it break on you nonstop?

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    Their sponsored rider eric hudsons is 39 pounds

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    Amazing bikes, overly elaborate suspension and drivetrain. Pretty heavy, but a sacrifice if you're getting one of these I think it'd be worth it. Avalanche makes custom tuned shocks for them so the ride's supposed to be incredible.

    If you're gotta get them I say you do it, they're pretty rare and unique.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeanH
    they ride amazing but are also amazingly heavy.

    and to the guy that had his down to 42 lbs.. How ???

    how the hell can you get that down to 42lbs as a full build and not have it break on you nonstop?
    How much does the frame weigh?

    So if you have no idea how much the frame weighs, how the fyck are you asking how its possible to get it down to 42? The frame, for all you know, could weigh 8 lbs like a trek session, or 14 pounds like the older glory. Either way, given how much components have dropped weight, its pretty easy to make a ~40 lb build with pretty much any DH frame these days.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sikocycles
    Great riding bike. Mine was down at around 42 lbs.
    Just need some updated geometry and it would be awesome.
    Check out the superco
    wonder what geo numbers you'd get if you short-shocked an old rl (ie, 2.75" stroke).

    hoping the gang can get silencer production up & rolling - now thats an amazing ride. still the only dh bike i really lust after.

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    Quote Originally Posted by William42
    How much does the frame weigh?

    So if you have no idea how much the frame weighs, how the fyck are you asking how its possible to get it down to 42? The frame, for all you know, could weigh 8 lbs like a trek session, or 14 pounds like the older glory. Either way, given how much components have dropped weight, its pretty easy to make a ~40 lb build with pretty much any DH frame these days.

    i know how heavy the frame is cos ive helped rebuild one..its not light by ANY standard.

    The one i helped with ended up at a solid 50 lbs, it was built up with CK hubs so on, all the bling light gear a few years ago, the 2 chains alone on this beast makes it weigh in above the avg heavy DH frame

    i wasnt stating it was impossible to get it to 42, i was wondering and amazed.. so pack up your e-penis you moron

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    Which one Siko?

    I've been on Siko's Big Link and it rides like your grandpa's Caddy, just feels about 10x more stable at speeds. Tank through anything is not an understatement.

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    Doc from SuperCo formally BMW designed those bikes, not sure how urrent that one is they went theyre own way back in 07 I think!

    Look at the SuperCo Silencer, not yet out though or I'm not quite sure on that but its one fo the sikest bikes out there imo.

    and they were good peole when @ BMW and even better as SuperCo, support great people, ya want the dirt do some reading on ridemonkey they have legendary history and bikes

    I love my SuperCo tee shirt Terry sent me its one of the best Ive ever had

    Just need a bike LOL..
    Just riding a muddy trail. . ..

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    $3500 for frame only on ebay. sweet deal.

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