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Old 05-13-2013, 08:54 AM   #28691
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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.
I know what you mean. We've got some pretty serious climbs around here. Some of the hills have slopes of as much as 1%, and it's pretty scary coming down them.
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