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Summary of Reviews
We have read all expert and user reviews on the Brilliant L-Train. In summary, this is what cyclists think.
14 reasons to buy
- The Shimano Nexus 7-speed internal hub delivered smooth changes and ‘flawless’ shifting when properly tuned.
- Riders found that the gear ratio managed almost every ascent on a hilly city commute.
- Paintwork smacked of quality application. A small amount of touch-up was provided for free.
- This steel steed was both lightweight and tough.
- In place of a chain is the Gates carbon belt-drive; deemed quiet, efficient and grease-free.
- At this price, the L-Train’s quality and resilience struck owners as great value.
- Customer service was understanding, fast and responsive. Reimbursement was given where appropriate.
- The L-Train is festooned with an abundance of eyelets for racks, mudguards, wine-holders &c.
- The chromoly frame was forgiving over the cracks and potholes of lonely city streets.
- She’s a nimble whippet, with quick and responsive handling mated to ample acceleration.
- Those with a designer’s eye cooed over the subdued colorways in ‘Hudson Blue’ and ‘Subway Grey’.
- The finish was lauded for white accents in cabling, coupled with chrome trimming.
- The leather / pleather saddle and grips were both comfortable and stylish.
- Incredibly low maintenance was a boon, with a lubeless belt-drive and internal gearing.
7 reasons not to buy
- Changing the rear tire on a belt-drive bike required a new skill acquisition.
- A few buyers found one or both of their wheels required truing.
- Some folks found the initial tuning of their internal hub to be a little tricky.
- Some cyclists just aren’t digging a gripshift-style gear-changing mechanism.
- Smokers and the elderly yearned for a lower gear or two in steeper terrain.
- One expert felt the L-Train was a mite weighty.
- Being an all-season commuter, an expert felt that disc brakes would have been great.
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