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Old 12-17-04, 11:57 AM   #1
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Are Mag's better then Nines?

I have a set of Nines right now, but one of the levers is wreked, so I found a good deal on a used set of compleat f&r Hayes Mag's

Am I better off with the Mags or the Nines, I know the problems the Nines have, but I don't know anything about the mag, are they very different?
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Old 12-17-04, 12:17 PM   #2
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Mags are better, better modulation.

And don't take that deal away from me, I am going for that 269 deal myself
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The Mags have a better lever, calipers are the same...
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so are the calipers interchangable? I mean can I use my old one with these new ones if need be? I would think so.
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so are the calipers interchangable? I mean can I use my old one with these new ones if need be? I would think so.
Yes they both use a Hayes G2 caliper, so hang on to the old ones. The big difference is in the master cylinder design with the Mag being the better of the two.
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Old 12-17-04, 06:11 PM   #6
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I used to have nines and my new bike has the mags. The mags have better modulation and they feel more comfortable to use.
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Old 12-18-04, 01:59 AM   #7
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I have ridden hopper's old bike and new

The mags have SO MUCH more power than the nines...........
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