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    Burner review in BIKE magazine this month

    Just received this month's issue of BIKE magazine. Pretty good review of the Burner. Both testers liked it but it wasn't the usual gushing Turner review. They liked the stability at speed and cornering from the lower BB but said it was missing a playfulness because of the longer chain stays. One also commented about the poor cable routing for a dropper post. Can't post the article but thought if any of you might be near a news stand you might like to pick it up.

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    WTH is playfulness anyway? And is it more important than stability and cornering?

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    Here is the quote by Anthony Smith. "I found the 447-millimeter chainstays to be a tad long compared to those on some of the bikes I've truly identified with in recent years. But what was lost in a lively playful feel was gained in climbing proficiency and high-speed stability". This same guy complained about the cable routing.

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    It's like flow, you know that you can't have flow unless they build the flow into the trail...

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    Quote Originally Posted by daves4mtb View Post
    This reminds me of some auto reviews where the test drivers would use indecipherable terms like "roadability."

    You mean like flickability....comparing bike performance to a booger ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TIGMAN View Post
    You mean like flickability....comparing bike performance to a booger ?
    Now that makes sense, I would much rather flick my boogers than play with them!

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