Epic brain issues?

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iamleven
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by iamleven

I was looking into upgrading my '18 epic to the new model and was wondering has anyone had any issues with the new brain? On my current one it's broke 5 times already. If they fixed the issues I'm sold

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basilic
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by basilic

I'm sorry I have nothing useful to contribute, but I love the thread title!

ghostinthemachine
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by ghostinthemachine

Haven't epic brain issues been a thing for specialized since they've had a brain?

I mean, I've never owned one, but pretty much everyone I know who has had a brain equipped bike fairly quickly ends up with either warranty replacements, a new, standard shock or an unuseable frame for whatever reason.

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rapsac
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by rapsac

After all the issues with my (non-recent model) Epic I was tempted by the ‘new and improved brain’ of the follow-up model for a short while. Did not give in and bought a DW-link bike. Looking back now the brain equipped Epics do seem to induce a ‘casino like’ mental state in their owners. Lost today but could win tomorrow… but remember that the house usually wins ;-)

niklasp
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by niklasp

The new one seems to work better. I have no problems yet...

iamleven
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by iamleven

rapsac wrote:
Sun Jul 25, 2021 10:52 am
After all the issues with my (non-recent model) Epic I was tempted by the ‘new and improved brain’ of the follow-up model for a short while. Did not give in and bought a DW-link bike. Looking back now the brain equipped Epics do seem to induce a ‘casino like’ mental state in their owners. Lost today but could win tomorrow… but remember that the house usually wins ;-)
When the brain works its like having a cheat code and no other bike I've tried has felt so good. I've gone through 5 brains in my '19 epic and I still want one which should just tell you how good I think it is.

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