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    Brake Upgrade Suggestions

    I am looking to upgrade the BB5's on my Rockhopper to something a little better. Of the 3 below, which would you pick?

    Avid BB7's
    Formula ORO K18's
    Magura Louise

    Thanks.

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    What don't you like about the BB5?

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    Quote Originally Posted by never View Post
    What don't you like about the BB5?
    I am forever having to adjust them, which whilst using the card method is pretty easy, it is a pain having to do it. Plus, I am a big guy at 200LB so want something with a bit more stopping power.

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    i kinda like the maguras

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    I'd get the formula... reviews seems solid... BB7 is still mechanical and just has more adjustments I believe

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    The Avid Code 5 2010 are good with 185mm that you can get for 100.
    I got them the other day and I'm 17st and the stopping power is good.

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    you could save alot of money by just getting the bb7 calipers and keeping the rest of your setup.. id stick with mechs, and im not just as fanboy, i run hydros and wish i had bb7s

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    Of the three, Hayes Strokers - - hands down.

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