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Old 12-13-05, 05:26 PM
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Got my new parts

I just got my new parts for my bike today. I got an Azonic Outlaw wheelset and a rear BB7 brake to match the front one I got before. I don't know what year my brakes are though because they have a not quite round rotor with only a few circular holes in it. The front brake I got before is completely round with many holes in it. Anyway the wheels went on without a problem except that i had to shave the paint from inside the cutouts on the bottom of my fork in order for the wheel to go all the way in. The rear brake doesn't seem to be very powerful however. Is this because it needs to be "broken in"?
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Old 12-13-05, 05:40 PM
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You probably have the 2006 BB7. It has the "roundagon" rotor, as you described.

Yes, it needs to be broken in before the full stopping potential is obtained. The rear brake would generally weaker than front. The rear brake should at least lock the rear wheel when you give it a good squeeze. If it doesn't, then you might want to look into it further.
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Old 12-13-05, 05:42 PM
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cool.
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Old 12-13-05, 05:43 PM
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When you say it should lock when i give it a good squeeze does that mean sitting down or standing?
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Old 12-13-05, 06:03 PM
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Old 12-13-05, 06:21 PM
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I just sprint and then practice my threshold braking technique (get on them as hard as possible without locking up). Repeat until the brake feels better or you're exhausted.
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Old 12-13-05, 07:08 PM
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Try re-adjusting the brake pads. I fiddled with my stupid bb7 front brake all night because I couldn't figure out how to put the pads back in. In the end it was amazingly easy, but oh well. I really like my new bb7 though. Make sure your rotors are clean, mine weren't, so the brakes didn't work right.
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Old 12-14-05, 06:40 AM
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bb7's are the shiz-nite...
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Old 12-14-05, 11:12 AM
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They are.
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Old 12-14-05, 10:34 PM
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Originally Posted by alcahueteria
bb7's are the shiz-nite...
AMEN!!!

(third useless post in a row. lets go for 4!! GO TEAM LOSERS!!!)
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Old 12-15-05, 08:17 AM
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Nice parts.

PS: Any ideas how much time it takes to break in some Juicy 5s?
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Juicy 5's...hmm. I'd guess a week or two of decent riding...or maybe like 20 hours or so. I am, however, just guessing.
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Originally Posted by alcahueteria
Juicy 5's...hmm. I'd guess a week or two of decent riding...or maybe like 20 hours or so. I am, however, just guessing.
Sounds like quite a bit. Oh well, thanks for the info, I guess I'll have to speed it up with a bit of sprint braking.
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Old 12-15-05, 04:51 PM
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You know you want to
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Old 12-16-05, 07:08 AM
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Old 12-26-05, 02:22 PM
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I just got a few more things for christmas, but I'll just list the bikes ful specs:
-TrekBruiser 2 frame
-Marzocchi Z1FR '04 fork
-Azonic outlaw wheelset
-BB7 front and rear
-Maxxis holy rollers or specialized endurs(for trails)
-bontrager earl crankset
-stock stem/handlebar combo
-crankbrothers 5050x pedals(match the frame color)
-ODI ruffian lockons
-stock shifters/deraillers
-MRP bashgaurd
-Cateye Mity 8 computer


Pictures to come later today, as soon as my brother tells me how to load them
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My Bruiser is going to be set up nice too:
Trek Bruiser 2 frame
Bontrager BIG Earl Crankset with GIGAPIPE DHLT BB
Stout 2.6 front tire, and Bontrager Earl 2.4 in rear
Marzocchi Z1 FR 3 Fork with 150 mm of travel
Bombshell Fatboy Front wheel with 20 mm front Axle
BB7 Front Disc brake with 8 inch rotor
Hayes Mx1 Rear brake with 6 inch disc

Getting New pedals in a few days...

I also got a new helmet
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How do you like running the earl in the rear? I always got so many flats with those damn things.
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Old 12-26-05, 02:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Jason222
My Bruiser is going to be set up nice too:
Trek Bruiser 2 frame
Bontrager BIG Earl Crankset with GIGAPIPE DHLT BB
Stout 2.6 front tire, and Bontrager Earl 2.4 in rear
Marzocchi Z1 FR 3 Fork with 150 mm of travel
Bombshell Fatboy Front wheel with 20 mm front Axle
BB7 Front Disc brake with 8 inch rotor
Hayes Mx1 Rear brake with 6 inch disc

Getting New pedals in a few days...

I also got a new helmet
Is that the protec full face?
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Here they are:
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Old 12-26-05, 03:41 PM
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It's a Mace helmet.
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Thats what im talking about! Nice man!
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