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New disc brake advice

nicknicknicknick Posts: 535
edited October 2008 in MTB buying advice
I need some brakes to replace the Avid juicy 3's and have no idea what's what anymore in the world of MTB components due to going to the dark side (sorry!) a couple of years ago. The 3's are pretty good in dry dusty weather but when i ride in bad weather like the weekend just gone at Coed Y Brenin, they just lack the instant power like my old Hope's used to which really fatigues your arms when you're not used to this type of riding!

I dont want to spend Hope money and have heard mixed opinions about XT brakes. What do you guys recommend? Are they Avid 7's much better? I want 160mm F&R too :)


  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    the 7's are basically the same brake.

    options. bigger discs, different pad material.

    Personally Formula Oro K24 brakes.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
    Parktools :?:SheldonBrown
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