discks or pads ?

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mtb_ kid
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discks or pads ?

Postby mtb_ kid » Tue Jul 10, 2007 11:26 am

i have no brakes on my mtb bike at the moment and would like to no what the best brakes are pads or discks cheers :wink:

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Thantos
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Postby Thantos » Tue Jul 10, 2007 11:59 am

By pads i pressume you mean V's?
No V-brake is better than a properly functioning Hydraulic disc (exception made for Hayes Sole)
However, you can get Mechanical disc brakes for not much more than V's. That area is a little grey really. Some are better, others are not.
What bike do you have and what riding do you intend on doing?

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Postby mtb_ kid » Tue Jul 10, 2007 13:45 pm

its a 21 speed ammaco Shimano aluminium frame with swing arm suspension

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Postby Thantos » Tue Jul 10, 2007 13:48 pm

In the nicest possible way, it is probably not worth spending money on Disc Brakes for your bike.
These will be perfectly fine.
http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Mode ... delID=1237

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Postby mtb_ kid » Tue Jul 10, 2007 14:35 pm

ok thanks very much!! :D


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