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Offline MikeM

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Should I go disc??
« on: July 10, 2009, 11:13:52 PM »
Alright, I have disc wheels already.  I currently have Avid Single Digit Ultimate Brake for the ft and rear.  Should I sell off these and buy some discs?  I've been looking at getting mechanical if i do the switch.

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Re: Should I go disc??
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2009, 11:52:38 PM »
Depends on where you ride. Flatwoods and Croom are rim brake friendly and of course you can get away with them at the other places but who wants to do that. Get Avid BB7 if you aren't feeling the hydraulics.
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Re: Should I go disc??
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2009, 08:28:48 AM »
If you have the wheels do it. BB7s are nice strong brakes.

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Re: Should I go disc??
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2009, 09:09:06 AM »
Alright, I have disc wheels already.  I currently have Avid Single Digit Ultimate Brake for the ft and rear.  Should I sell off these and buy some discs?  I've been looking at getting mechanical if i do the switch.

Mike i will Have a Brand New Set of Avid Elixirs from my wife's bike that i will be selling next week.

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Re: Should I go disc??
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2009, 10:11:07 AM »
proedge let me know about the brakes whemn you get them off.
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Re: Should I go disc??
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2009, 11:32:14 AM »
proedge let me know about the brakes whemn you get them off.

No problem, I'm waiting for my Wife's XT Dual Hydros that should arrive by wednesday i hope.

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Re: Should I go disc??
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2009, 12:28:35 PM »
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Re: Should I go disc??
« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2009, 12:44:55 PM »
yes.go hydro.

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Re: Should I go disc??
« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2009, 02:39:04 PM »
Hi all !  yes go hydro.....of all the brakes I have recently tried , the elixers were superior in power and modulation , was dissapointed with the xt's I had on my stumpy.....brad

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Re: Should I go disc??
« Reply #9 on: July 11, 2009, 03:03:16 PM »
I have the XTR combo shifter/brakes and they've been a pain in the ass!
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Re: Should I go disc??
« Reply #10 on: July 11, 2009, 03:20:18 PM »
a pain in the ass!

Speaking of brakes and pains in the ass...did you get your front caliper issue straightened out?
 
To keep the thread on topic, go hydro.
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Re: Should I go disc??
« Reply #11 on: July 11, 2009, 03:37:47 PM »
I have the XTR combo shifter/brakes and they've been a pain in the ass!

i love mine.

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Re: Should I go disc??
« Reply #12 on: July 11, 2009, 03:47:28 PM »
a pain in the ass!

Speaking of brakes and pains in the ass...did you get your front caliper issue straightened out?
 
To keep the thread on topic, go hydro.

They are first generation proedge.
 
TripleT, took everything apart,cleaned it,had trouble pushing the piston back in but it finally pushed back. Haven't had a problem sense but also haven't had it on the trails yet. Just driveway test.
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Re: Should I go disc??
« Reply #13 on: July 11, 2009, 04:01:58 PM »
a pain in the ass!

Speaking of brakes and pains in the ass...did you get your front caliper issue straightened out?
 
To keep the thread on topic, go hydro.

They are first generation proedge.
 
TripleT, took everything apart,cleaned it,had trouble pushing the piston back in but it finally pushed back. Haven't had a problem sense but also haven't had it on the trails yet. Just driveway test.

would you like to go next gen? i have a brand new set im about to list for $200.

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Re: Should I go disc??
« Reply #14 on: July 11, 2009, 08:11:56 PM »
yes... Avid BB7's or Juicy 5 or 7 Hydro's   

 

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