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Old 01-25-2013, 07:19 AM   #27089
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Originally Posted by zouch View Post
yeah, just trying to figure out what problem it solves that makes it worth $1K,...

as it is, i typically only use one finger most of the time now anyway, and have the option of that being any one of 3; this seems like it would eliminate that choice of which finger to use, which might be OK in places that only have elevation changes in the double-digit range... (no pun intended!).
You should realize my post was just an attempt to dangle that $1K brake system in front of a certain inmate to improve his "lap times", thus improving his KOM status. With the extra speed that's gonna come with the XX1, he's gonna need better brakes, right?
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