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Old 04-09-08, 03:07 PM
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Forté Mechanical Disc Brakes

I've been searching high and low for a review of these:

https://www.performancebike.com/shop/...tegory_ID=5222

Anyone have insight to offer? I can't find anything.

I image they're junk, but at that price it almost seems worth giving them a try.
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Old 04-09-08, 03:20 PM
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I would spend another $15 for the Avid BB5 set, or better yet, an additional $45 for BB7s. That assumes you already have levers and cables, otherwise add another 20.
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Don't waste your money. $35 more gets you Avid BB7's front and rear
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They have to be good. Forté means strong.
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Originally Posted by WannaGetGood View Post
They have to be good. Forté means strong.
I thought it was Italian for "he who eats too many beans".
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Originally Posted by pinkrobe View Post
I thought it was Italian for "he who eats too many beans".

Thats a good one.
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Shimano makes Forte's stuff by the way...
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Originally Posted by xcracer13 View Post
Shimano makes Forte's stuff by the way...
Shimano makes WalMart stuff too...that doesn't necessarily mean that it is GOOD Shimano.
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