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    upgrading from "v" to disks

    need some info people....
    i have a trek fuel 80 ....
    i am just in the planning stage ....
    figuring out what it will cost....
    my present tire size is 26x2.1...
    so suggestions...
    i understand mavic makes a good wheel...
    but which one?
    and avid makes good disks...
    i am leaning toward the cable actuated ones...
    so i am all ears...
    opinions....
    ideas...
    or should i for get the idea of up grading...

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    I have avid bb7 mech discs, nice brake for a nice price. As far as mavic wheels I had problems with my crossrides. They would not stay true, but I am 215 lbs. I had my lbs build me a wheelset. The cost was around $200 a wheel but well worth it. Search mtbr.com for product reviews also.

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