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Thread: Avids or Hayes

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    Commited Suicide WannaGetGood's Avatar
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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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    avids
    That's a lie.

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    Avids.

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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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    trees: natures brakes(they work really well. although they kinda hurt)

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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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    Quote Originally Posted by FoX11
    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
    That's a lie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FoX11
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by snoopz666
    hopes, but if not id say avids.
    I wouldnt go as far. I'd just say Hopes

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