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Old 09-17-14, 09:44 AM   #1
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disc size

I know that the size of the disks can be larger than others if you bike has one size can you go bigger or is it frame spcific? will I need to upgrade the entire brake system?
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I assume you're talking rotor size. Size you can go is dictated by the adapter, not frame or fork mounts. Frame and fork mounts, even if they are post/direct mounts are almost always sized for 6" - - even on some DH frames. So, to go to 7" or 8" you'll need an up-sizing adapter. Quality of your brakes will determine whether or not they'll do the job with larger rotors. With so many thru-axle forks, it's not so much of an issue anymore but rule-of-thumb for forks with quick-release skewers is still no larger than 6" rotors.
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rotor size yes, thanks
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