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    Fork, Wheel and Disc Brake Combo

    Morning all,

    I would really appreciate some advice on this if someone has a spare few minutes. I own a Dahon Jack 2008 model which i use to commute to work each morning. being a lover of all things gadgety and shiny I wanted to pimp my ride up a bit and am looking at the following items to start:

    Rock Shox Tora 318 Solo Air with Pop Lock forks
    Shimano XT M776 Wheel Set

    However i am stuck on which disc brakes to get. Someone told me that shimano wheels are only compatible with shimano disc brakes and i have no idea which brakes are good to get.

    Would someone be able to tell me if all this gear is compatible or advise me on a different wheel set / brake combination.

    Much appreciated
    Bully

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    THe 776 is 20mm thru axle on the front hub. the 775 is a standard quick release. and the 770 I belive is rim brake. The first two are designed for centerlock rotors, however there are adapters available to use a 6 bolt rotor. Do you need a 20mm thru axle on the front wheel?

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    Thanks for the reply.

    To be honest i do not need anything (nor do i know too much about what we are talking about here). I wanted to mod it up a bit and the forks i have don't have a disc brake mount.

    I like the tora 318's i mentioned and basically want a nice wheel and brake set that go with it. The wheels i mentioned are in black like my bike but i have no real preference.

    Would you have any other suggestions?

    Much appreciated

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    XT 756...6bolt

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    They look great.

    So could you tell me what disc brakes would be compatible with these? What are good brands etc

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    unless there's a new one, the tora doesn't take a thru-axle. I'm a big shimano fan, even like the hubs, but i'm not a big fan of the complete wheels... lots of companies make black wheelsets.

    -rob

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    Deore Hubs, Rhyno Lite wheels.

    100 bucks for front/back
    rim/disk compatible.
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