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Old 07-28-07, 06:51 AM   #1
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8" Rotors on a QR XC Fork?

Hi,

I'd like to hear out y'all opinions. I'm thinking of putting 8" Rotors up front on my 06' RockShox Recon 351.
Will it matter what brand rotors I get since I've got the deore m525s on? I've heard of snapping fork mounts and post mount adapters and am wondering if all this is true. I don't do any heavy duty riding, just General Cycling. But I just want the feel of having more stopping power. What would y'alls' recomendations be?
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Old 07-28-07, 08:23 AM   #2
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I've not heard of anybody snapping a post mount but I have heard of bikes ejecting the front wheel under brakeing.
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Old 07-28-07, 11:58 AM   #3
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id reccomend getting better brakes to be honest... by the time youve upsized the rotor, bought a new adapter, your almost halfway to a decent brake...
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