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  1. #1
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    Mar 2005

    Aluminum Brake Rotors?

    Has anyone used anything like these?"

    They are anly 42 grams each, & look like a quick way to shave a ton of rotational weight off of a decent wheel set. I really hate the idea of mounting 130 gram steel rotors on a lightweight set of Mavic Crossmax SL's. Kinda defeats the purpose.

    The mfg recommends a 180lb rider weight limit & claims thay last 1-2 years.

    For $63 a pair I think I'd be willing to try them.

    If anyone has used these before, how is the durability, do they warp easy, are they worth it? Comments?


  2. #2
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    Jun 2004
    You'll be lookin at yearly rotor replacement. More if you are a hard rider.
    THe ad even says so.

  3. #3
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    May 2004
    Lightweight tires would be much more effective at reducing rotational weight.
    "Physics is timeless. Marketing and bs never lasts. Thats been proven time and time again."
    -Dave Weagle

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