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Old 03-27-09, 10:35 AM   #1
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XTR Mechanical - need pads - Avid?

I cant find any pads for my Fuel. it has XTR mechanical brakes from 2005 and they say avid on them so Im stumped.

Its a Fuel 110 2005 model. All stock.

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance.

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Old 03-27-09, 12:36 PM   #2
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No such thing as XTR mechanical disc brakes AFAIK, and Avid certainly didn't make anything for Shimano. You sure you don't just have XTR levers with Avid mechanical disc brakes? I think that bike came with XTR V's stock. Still need to know if they're BBDB/BB7 vs BB5 Avids to point you at which pads to use...
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bikinfool: No where did the OP mention "discs". I pretty sure he meant Vs
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Due to the relative rarity of hydraulic rim brakes mechanicals usually refers to disc brakes.

Good mechanicals usually refers to avid BB7s.

But anyways, avid v brake pads suck. Get Kool stops. Black if you only ride in the dry, otherwise I like the dual compound.

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You have XTR mechanical brakes that say Avid?

Is that like having a Ford truck that says Chevy on it?

Would you like to borrow a clue from me?
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2005 Trek Top Fuel 110 - Brakeset: Avid SL (V-Brakes) with Shimano XTR levers

http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes/2005/archive/topfuel110
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