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Old 01-09-06, 12:47 AM   #1
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What brakes do you run?

Just wondering what brakes everyone uses. I think its got to that stage now, that disc brakes have probably taken over the rim brakes? But I'm not so sure. Anyway on my Giant Yukon I use Hayes MX-2 disc brakes. I'm thinking of putting some Avid BB7's on, but I want to wait a bit longer and put them on my next rig.
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on my Devinci, just the stock Hayes nine 8'. And on my GT mod, magura hs22 hydro v'brakes.

My steelhead is gonna get a Hope mini mono for the front and either another hs22 in the back or a mini mono. But for now, im just throwing on a spare pair of Hayes nine's I have.
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Old 01-09-06, 12:57 AM   #3
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Stock Tektro v-brakes on both bikes actually. Rear only on the BMX.

I think I might get a new wheelset, and get discs for the hardrock. If I do, probably XT on rhyno lites and Avid mech's to go with my Avid SD7 levers.
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Old 01-09-06, 12:58 AM   #4
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BB7s on my Hardrock Sport.
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I have Pro-Max disc breaks on my MTB.

The more and more you see MTB's the more and more you see them with disc breaks.

The time will come where v-breaks die out. Then disc breaks will die out because there will be something better then disc breaks.

As time moves on, parts update.

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Just wondering what brakes everyone uses. I think its got to that stage now, that disc brakes have probably taken over the rim brakes? But I'm not so sure.
Disc brakes are so passe. I'm jumping ahead to the next wave of technology...



These guys have the right idea... they even named the whole bike company after one...




On my roadbike, I'm converting to a combination of these...



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Juicy 7's on the DH bike, Hope Mono Minis on the hardtail.
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Old 01-09-06, 05:44 AM   #10
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Stock Tektro v-brakes on both bikes actually. Rear only on the BMX.

I think I might get a new wheelset, and get discs for the hardrock. If I do, probably XT on rhyno lites and Avid mech's to go with my Avid SD7 levers.
Will go for the same levers when I eventually get the avid mech's. Was looking at the FR-5's, but the SD7's seem to be the better pick.
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I'm using Magura Marta SL's on my hardtail and Magura Marta's on my full suspension.
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Old 01-09-06, 08:27 AM   #13
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Tektro Vs, have a pair of Avid Juicy 5s waiting to be installed.
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Old Shimano XTs with XT dual control levers.
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xtr v-brakes, but i'm old school.
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How long have you been running these? What are your impressions? Got any pics?
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Damn, those are rare. I remember this guy had them on his 13,000 dollar Nicolai at Pinkbike.
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