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View Poll Results: Avids Or Hayes?
Avids Hydros 15 65.22%
Hayes Hydros 8 34.78%
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Old 10-20-05, 04:21 PM   #1
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Avids or Hayes

I was wondering, what do you guys and gals perfer, I know that they are both good companys, but if I were to put on of them on my bike, what one would you choose.
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Old 10-20-05, 04:27 PM   #2
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I prefer Juicy 7's to Hayes Nines, but I've never ridden El Caminos.
So I have to recuse myself, sorry.
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hopes, but if not id say avids.
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why are you all saying this? i personally like hayes better. my buddy has some 8' avids and my 6' hfx feel a hell of a lot better. what is it about avids that you seem to like so much?
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I have tried both, and prefer the Avid brakes over Hayes.
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A friend i know from a local bike shop said that the Hayes El Camino perform just as well as the Avid Juicy 7's.
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why are you all saying this? i personally like hayes better. my buddy has some 8' avids and my 6' hfx feel a hell of a lot better. what is it about avids that you seem to like so much?
because i have been brainwashed by avid advertising campaigns
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why are you all saying this? i personally like hayes better. my buddy has some 8' avids and my 6' hfx feel a hell of a lot better. what is it about avids that you seem to like so much?
How exactly do you wear a "fullface Helmut"? The only fullfaced Helmut I know is pretty big and probably wouldn't like being worn, especially as protective gear.

Perhaps your buddy doesn't know how to setup his brakes correctly
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Currently I run tektro mechanicals all jizzed up with Avid SD5 levers to try and get some feel. My new bike runs (when I finish paying for it) Hayes XC 9's, will I feel let down by the Hayes or are we talking a small difference between the Avids and the Hayes in performance and/or feel here?

edit: Ye-up, thats a full faced Helmut.
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hopes, but if not id say avids.
I wouldnt go as far. I'd just say Hopes
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