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    Is it an upgrade, from Avid elixir 1 to shimano deore brakeset?

    Hello riders,
    Im wondering if changing brakeset from avid elixir 1 to new shimano deore is an upgrade.

    the new deore price is so good at CRC.
    Im craving for XT actually, but i just got a speeding ticket for over $300, suckss..

    So deore will be fine with me if it's an upgrade.
    Thanks riders.

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    I'd say that yes, they are slightly better than Elixir 1's, but, if the Elixir's are working OK, then skip the Deore's and keep saving till you can get the SLX versions. They are cheaper than the XT's, but have 95% of the performance.
    I don't crash, I just have slightly uncontrolled dismounts!

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    ^what he said. a marginal upgrade, not worth it to me.

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    Is it an upgrade, from Avid elixir 1 to shimano deore brakeset?

    Sell a kidney and get the XT's.

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    Is it an upgrade, from Avid elixir 1 to shimano deore brakeset?

    Quote Originally Posted by inter View Post
    Hello riders,
    Im wondering if changing brakeset from avid elixir 1 to new shimano deore is an upgrade.

    the new deore price is so good at CRC.
    Im craving for XT actually, but i just got a speeding ticket for over $300, suckss..

    So deore will be fine with me if it's an upgrade.
    Thanks riders.
    Who would ticket a guy on a bike? What a shameless person.


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    thanks riders. My elixir 1 is working fine. Yup, I agree, wait for SLX or even XT.

    I will fight the ticket, if I won, I'd buy xtr..

    happy weekend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Negotiator50 View Post
    Who would ticket a guy on a bike? What a shameless person.
    lol it happens

    Heads Up: Cops Handing Out $270 Tickets To East Village Cyclists: Gothamist
    Just stick it in granny and start grinding.

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