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2012 Super record 11 "D" brakes

Old 02-11-12, 09:01 PM
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2012 Super record 11 "D" brakes

Need an opinion...I want to get the super record brakes but just wanted to get some feedback from those who are running 2012 SR11 brakes.
If you run SR11 D's , any regrets with them? Like "should have bought the Dual-pivots"?
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Old 02-11-12, 10:19 PM
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I still do not understand why I would want that much power in the back of my bike. I do have Campy Dual Pivots Front and Rear on my tandem but I think you can understand why.
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Old 02-11-12, 10:40 PM
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dual pivot is overkill on the rear IMO..
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Got it...thanks...
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I have Campy dual front and back and love them...bought them to replace single pivot skeleton brakes in back. I too was intially skeptical whether dual in back would be overkill. Nope...just more braking with less effort. Humans are highly adpative. We quickly adjust to different ergos and performance. I have never locked up the dually in back.
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If you can't lock it, it aint worth having.

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Originally Posted by dnuzzomueller View Post
If you can't lock it, it aint worth having.

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No idea what that means. Either single or dual pivot can be locked up in back. Are all rear brakes not worth having?
The purpose of single in back is create more equivalent modulation to dual pivot in front. As one brakes, more weight is transfers to the front wheel and hence the front wheel does most of the braking and the rear can easily be locked up. But...dual offers better mechanical advantage and therefore equivalent braking in back can be achieved with less brake lever force.
Is dual needed in the rear? No. Do I like reduced hand pressure for equivalent rear braking made available with dual pivot in back? Yup.
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Old 02-12-12, 10:25 AM
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sounds like a good design.
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Old 02-12-12, 10:39 AM
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I have the dp's on one of my bikes and they are excellent, they offer increased braking with less effort, which for me is a positive.
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Old 02-12-12, 10:54 AM
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I just bought a Record 11 group and went with the single pivot in the rear. I have no regrets.
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Had a demo bike with Chorus 11 on it for a week with the single pivot rear. Worked fine for me. I even liked how I didn't have to worry very much about locking up the rear.
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I think I'm going to go with the "D" brakes...thanks yall.
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