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What brake combo would you choose?

patchesukpatchesuk Posts: 96
edited September 2010 in MTB workshop & tech
Hi all,

Just curious as your thoughts on potential brake setups. I currently have standard Juicy 3's on my Sunday Team, & Juicy 5's on my Meta, and crappy cheap temporary avid cable discs on my Cowan DS.

Just ordered a set of Saint M810's & some Race Face 1/2inch risers for the Iron horse and just trying to decide the other bikes setup.

Basically when in the alps I got mental brake fade on the meta (probably because of the small rotors)... so not sure if to put the juicy 3's on my meta and then the juicy 5's (along with smaller rotors) onto my Cowan DS (that I only use for a little FR and jumps).

Or the other options would be, although will need to check to see if I need the additional mounts, is to keep the juicy 5's on my meta and just swap the rotors over; putting the juicy 3's on my Cowan.

Can you mix & match juicy rotors this easily, mounting dependant of course?

Think I need a bigger Garage.


  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    no difference in braking power between 3 and 5s just differnt adjustments.

    get bigger discs and suitable mounts.
    "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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