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Avid Shorty Ultimate's with Campagnolo 10 Speed Levers

Old 09-06-12, 07:16 PM
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Avid Shorty Ultimate's with Campagnolo 10 Speed Levers

Anybody running this combo? Any issues?

I've been running Shorty 4's with 105 levers and the braking is not great but decent. I'm building up a new cross bike with better parts than I usually use so I thought I would try the Ultimate's. Any feedback on them would be appreciated.

I use my cross bike more like a MTB for most of the year and we have some giant off-road climbs/descents where I live. I've always got by with the Avid 4's but.............
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Just do the Adjustment Right, thin clearance, and use better than stock Avid Pads..
try Kool Stop Triple Compound.
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I can't comment on the Campy-Avid combination, but I can say that I am VERY impressed with the Ultimates on my cross build. They work, and they work well. The stopping prowess that the Ultimates have demonstrated completely eliminated any desire I had for disc brakes. They are attractive. They are well constructed. They make the bike stop. They are a little finicky to install and set up initially, but beyond that, I can't say enough good things about them.
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