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Old 05-13-2013, 08:49 AM   #28689
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Originally Posted by kbasa View Post
I think I'm attracted to them because we have long, long descents. The drop off of Mt. Hamilton was 18 miles. If I could get better heat dissipation and better modulation, I'd be fine with discs. I ride in the rain, too, so a perforated disc is also attractive, particularly on long descents.

Yeah, I can lock the front wheel on my /2, but that's not, IMHO, the measure of a good braking system. An ability to resist fade, wet weather and better modulation would be my goals for a disc setup.
Don't forget they're less aero too! Added weight. Added complexity. Slower.

What's NOT to like on a road bike?!

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