Words and terms can get pretty twisted in this day and age. Sometimes it’s best to just break things down to basics. Free means able to go fishing instead of being bound by the shackles of responsibility. Radical typically refers to a rod like the brand new Avid X. A dramatic new look at our popular Avid Series, these rods feature classic SCIII graphite blanks with IPC tooling technology, cork split-grip handles and Kigan's advanced micro-guide platform that reduces weight while maintaining optimum line flow efficiency. There you go. That wasn’t so complicated after all.