You won't feel brake jack if you're not on your brakes in a turn. Single
pivot served Peat and Cedric for years. We'll see this year if the v10
makes a diff in his riding.
The Bullit's nice, no doubt much better w/ dhx5, way less bob, more
plush, soaks up hits better. Although I do want a demo 8 reeeeeal bad haha!
I have to disagree.
You'll feel brake jack by braking in rough tech section, you'll feel it braking before a rough bumpy corner, you'll feel it braking down rough rocky section. Once you start braking the suspension stiffens up, which make the ride rough and makes you want to slow down even more, causing the suspension to stiffen more. Some people, generally the better riders, don't feel it at all or it doesn't really bother them. That's mostly because they are off the brakes alot more and let the suspension do its job. Slower more tentative riders with notice it more, but probably don't realize it until they hop on a non single pivot bike and feel the difference. That's how it worked for me. I never new what brake jack was until I bought an FSR bike and noticed the lack of it.
Of course that's just my opinion.
Cedric and Peaty will win no matter what they ride. The reason they're winning on single pivots is because those companies were the ones willing to buck up the sponsorship $$
The Bullit is an awesome bike. It can be set up for whatever purpose it's needed for. Trailbike to hucker, it can handle pretty much whatever you want to build it up as. Is it the best for everything, probably not. But if you're going to have just one bike, it's definitely a good option.
That being said, when I went from my Bullit to my Norco, I found the Norco did everything a bit better, but it was definitely a heavier package. I'm not going back any time soon.