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Old 10-06-2009, 07:35 AM   #12511
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Cantis?
Vs?
Disks?

Discuss:
For what style bike?

Mtn? Hydro discs are hard to beat. Vs (linears) if you're a weight-weenie or riding a lightweight singlespeed.

Road? Normal calipers work fine.

'Cross? Cantis. Calipers don't have enough mud clearance. Vs don't work well with brifters (wrong cable pull). And discs aren't euro enough - none of us are ever going to beat Jonathan Page or Niels Albert - best we can do is look good trying.
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Old 10-06-2009, 07:43 AM   #12512
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That's actually an issue on bicycle brakes, too. An extended downhill with rim brakes can get the rims hot enough to blow a tire. And downhilling MTBers often deal with brake fade even with discs.
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Old 10-06-2009, 03:15 PM   #12513
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offroad? disks only! My favourite brand is Hope for hydraulics, these are my latest pair:

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Old 10-06-2009, 10:20 PM   #12514
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I had those rims built up on a set of original Chorus hubs: the rims were nice and wide, had a nice ride, but were soft and did not last long at all. The rear lasted maybe a few thousand miles before it self destructed. Pro built, I might add. Also, those Mavic cassette hubs put quite a bit of dish in the wheel, the left flange is way far over, more than the same era Campy and way more than Dura Ace. Might be a pretty set of wheels, but not for long. I love the old stuff, btw, not dissing your choices, just some input on stuff I have experience with.

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I have a triplet of Campy Omega XL clinchers I'm gonna lace into a pair of NOS Mavic 571/2 hubs



Similar to these:

Laced into:


Gonna be a Niiiiiice riding wheelset! The Omega XLs are most similar to Mavic's MA40, just a little wider and a little shallower. Mmmmmm comfy!

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Old 10-06-2009, 10:42 PM   #12515
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I had those rims built up on a set of original Chorus hubs: the rims were nice and wide, had a nice ride, but were soft and did not last long at all. The rear lasted maybe a few thousand miles before it self destructed. Pro built, I might add. Also, those Mavic cassette hubs put quite a bit of dish in the wheel, the left flange is way far over, more than the same era Campy and way more than Dura Ace. Might be a pretty set of wheels, but not for long. I love the old stuff, btw, not dissing your choices, just some input on stuff I have experience with.
No worries. They self-destruct, I'll relace some other rims on to the hubs.

I have some Reflex Ceramics on a pair of 571/2s now... They stay round and true, so I'm hoping the Campy rims do too.

I rode a pair of these on a buddy's bike 'way back when' and liked the way they rode, so I tracked em down.

Worst case, I make em into a 'Sunday ride the classic steel bike' set of wheels.

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Old 10-07-2009, 05:12 AM   #12516
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on a trail around the corner from my house



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Old 10-07-2009, 09:19 AM   #12517
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Do you old guys know that Binda's are now $50+ a pair!

just got some NOS from Holland.
Bay area, huh?

I know people up there...



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Old 10-07-2009, 03:19 PM   #12518
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on a trail around the corner from my house



Looks familiar... anywhere near Mt Coot-tha by any chance? I used to live in Toowong and would ride many of the trails in the network of park lands all around there.

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Old 10-07-2009, 05:48 PM   #12519
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Old 10-08-2009, 05:17 AM   #12520
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Looks familiar... anywhere near Mt Coot-tha by any chance? I used to live in Toowong and would ride many of the trails in the network of park lands all around there.

not too far, i rode at gap creek for the first time on the weekend just gone, i'm new to brisbane but it was awesome. my pics were taken at bunya, just off dugandan rd.
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Old 10-08-2009, 01:21 PM   #12521
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offroad? disks only! My favourite brand is Hope for hydraulics, these are my latest pair:

Those are great brakes. I have the mono mini pro version (the ones with the carbon levers and titanium hardware). I haven't touched them in 2 years...bolt and go. They work perfectly with xtr centerlock rotors btw.
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Old 10-09-2009, 03:18 PM   #12522
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So I get to talking to my 78 yo neighbor about bikes.
"Well I used to ride bikes back in the day." he says "Haven't ridden in 20 years. Still have my bike though"

Lets have a butchers I say. . . .

20 minutes later and a pictureof the president, suddenly life has new meaning to me. . . .

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Old 10-09-2009, 03:23 PM   #12523
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Oooh a Paramount!

Been lookin for one of them for a while now. Rode a borrowed one in college while my Concorde was getting a new rear dropout and liked it better'n the 'nice' bike!



Good luck with that one. Strip it down and respray it so that you can get the rusty bits off before its too late. They prolly have decals at Waterford, or some of the other resto places (Joe Bell, Spectrum, etc)

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Old 10-09-2009, 03:26 PM   #12524
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Oooh a Paramount!

Been lookin for one of them for a while now. Rode a borrowed one in college while my Concorde was getting a new rear dropout and liked it better'n the 'nice' bike!



Good luck with that one. Strip it down and respray it so that you can get the rusty bits off before its too late. They prolly have decals at Waterford, or some of the other resto places (Joe Bell, Spectrum, etc)

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Old 10-09-2009, 03:27 PM   #12525
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Issat a track frame or did someone SS it?



More pics?

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