Old 05-17-16, 01:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Luis G. View Post
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxmzlGeKPRY

What type of disc brakes do you have? What size rotors also. I have a 160mm front rotors on mechanical disk brakes, braking power is similar to rim brakes. However on my buddies Orbea with hydraulic the power is absolutely bonkers. Enough to lock up front wheel going downhill. That's a 200mm rotor up front, I do not remember which hydraulic I want to say it was Hope.
Rim brakes on a 55 lb. beach cruiser, eh?

That's an even more idiotic "compare" than the GCN video.

How about you do a braking test next time with a sumo wrestler on one bike and a 6 year old kid on the other. That would be just as fair.
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