Mountain Biking - XTR Mechanical - need pads - Avid?
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03-27-09, 10:35 AM
I cant find any pads for my Fuel. it has XTR mechanical brakes from 2005 and they say avid on them so Im stumped.
Its a Fuel 110 2005 model. All stock.
Thanks in advance.
03-27-09, 12:36 PM
No such thing as XTR mechanical disc brakes AFAIK, and Avid certainly didn't make anything for Shimano. You sure you don't just have XTR levers with Avid mechanical disc brakes? I think that bike came with XTR V's stock. Still need to know if they're BBDB/BB7 vs BB5 Avids to point you at which pads to use...
03-27-09, 05:27 PM
bikinfool (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=145339): No where did the OP mention "discs". I pretty sure he meant Vs
Due to the relative rarity of hydraulic rim brakes mechanicals usually refers to disc brakes.
Good mechanicals usually refers to avid BB7s.
But anyways, avid v brake pads suck. Get Kool stops. Black if you only ride in the dry, otherwise I like the dual compound.
You have XTR mechanical brakes that say Avid?
Is that like having a Ford truck that says Chevy on it?
Would you like to borrow a clue from me?
2005 Trek Top Fuel 110 - Brakeset: Avid SL (V-Brakes) with Shimano XTR levers
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