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    Difference between 6" and 8" disk rotors

    Hi,

    I just found out that my Bruzza only has 6" brake rotors instead of the 8" that they first came with.

    So, what's the difference in terms of benefits.
    Are the 8" ones more powerful in terms of stopping power ?

    Justen

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    25% is the theory...8 inches are more powerful and cool quicker due to the size.

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    Damn..I feel ripped off, although I guess it isn't going to make a big deal to me for what I do but I would really have liked to have the bigger ones. They look cooler too !

    Justen

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    6 inches should be plenty.



    For.. uh... your rotors anyway.
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    What the heck is this? Rotor Envy? Everyone knows it's not the size it's how you use them! ROFLMAO Mael is perfectly correct.

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    So true... if you're constantly locking them up and cant modulate them correctly it doesn't matter how big your rotors are
    My money pits:

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    You've gotta have some compassion for those guys with Premature Lock-Up. Perhaps they should loosen their grip?

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    Originally posted by Justen
    Damn..I feel ripped off, although I guess it isn't going to make a big deal to me for what I do but I would really have liked to have the bigger ones. They look cooler too !

    Justen
    I do dh, technical xc and light freeriding and am a ryno rider and still use 6...you will be more than fine with 6.

    [edit]

    Man I musta been tired with that mistake haha
    Last edited by Maelstrom; 04-01-03 at 10:35 AM.

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    hahaha
    i won't deny it i'm a straight ridah

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    O.k., since no one has said it yet, the big difference is 2"! j/k.

    You'll be fine with the smaller ones, sometimes the bigger ones are more than you need!

    Jeez, we all need to go for a ride or sumthing!

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    Yep...I was kind of aware that there was tha 2" difference :-)
    I cannot wait to get this bike. I should be getting it later today or tomorrow after they switch over the stuff from my old bike (i.e. the fender, computer etc).

    Justen

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    Sawheet! I know you are stoked about it. Remember, get a digital pic of it and post it here. We prefer muddy and/or bloody shots!

    L8R
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    Werd... no falls, no balls.
    My money pits:

    Cannondale Jekyll 500 with Avid Mechs and Sun DS2 rims with XT disc hubs.

    Cannondale F900 with SRAM XO shifters/derailler, Mavic X3.1 tubeless wheels, Avid Mechs, Race Face Next LP cranks, Time ATAC pedals, SRAM levers.

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    Originally posted by a2psyklnut
    Sawheet! I know you are stoked about it. Remember, get a digital pic of it and post it here. We prefer muddy and/or bloody shots!

    L8R
    I already have one pic but it is a boring, clean bike shot - no mud, no blood !

    Will try for muddy - not too sure about bloody but I am sure that will happen sooner than later.

    Justen

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    Originally posted by Jim311
    Werd... no falls, no balls.
    Sometimes you have the best quotes

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    My money pits:

    Cannondale Jekyll 500 with Avid Mechs and Sun DS2 rims with XT disc hubs.

    Cannondale F900 with SRAM XO shifters/derailler, Mavic X3.1 tubeless wheels, Avid Mechs, Race Face Next LP cranks, Time ATAC pedals, SRAM levers.

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