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Future upgrade help???

Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2007 10:28 am
by welsh_wonder
Hi guys im pretty new to this but if had my SchwinnMesa GSD 2006 since 2006 and this is the set up i havnt changed anything but im looking at upgrading the shocks and the disks to Hydrolic ones now i dont really know much about disks but which ones would fit this bike would any 6 inch rotor fit??? any help much appreciated.

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Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2007 15:54 pm
by supersonic
Forks would be the first upgrade I would make. Most XC brakes will fit with the correct adaptors, or will bolt straight on the mounts. Something like Deore would be a good upgrade, and an MX Pro or Tora for the fork.

Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2007 16:50 pm
by Red Lemon
I second the Deore brake / Marzocchi MX Comp combo.

Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2007 19:07 pm
by welsh_wonder
Cheers Guys.

Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2007 20:58 pm
by morganward
how about avid juicy 5 hydraulics with 6 inch rotors...i have that kit on my chucker with some dirt jam pro's its a good setup.

maybe not so good for XC tho...