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Old 07-13-12, 05:47 PM   #1
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Avid Rotors

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G2 or
HS1?

Viability on disc brake road bike?
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Old 07-13-12, 06:26 PM   #2
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I've got a G2 on the front of my bike (with BB7 road caliper). It does OK and looks nice enough, but it squeals like mad after a fresh rain. I suspect that most (if not all) rotors would. If the price isn't too much more, I'd probably try the HS1 just to see if it's any better.
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Old 07-13-12, 11:22 PM   #3
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G1
G2 or
HS1?

Viability on disc brake road bike?
More info please, mechanical, hydraulic, pad & caliper, flat roads or climbing?

For braking hard at speed and/or downhill, get the largest diameter, beefiest rotor that will fit; the HS1 is not beefy.
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Old 07-14-12, 12:41 AM   #4
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I have the g2's with avid bb7's on my crux (cyclocross bike) and they work great, I think they are 140 and 160mm rotors. However from what I have read it might be smart to double check that the rotor you are considering is compatible/recommended for use with your brake model as such things can lead to catastrophic failure and injury.
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