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    Braking Power !

    I am running a 8" xtr rotor on the front and a 6" on the back of my Enduro-the bike feels imbalanced-thinking to putting an 8" on the Rear also-any thoughts out there ?

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    75% of stopping power comes from the fornt brake, thus to "balance" brakes out, you need bigger rear rotor and that makes no sence or what so ever!
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    You could do that if you feel that it would help.

    However, as the previous poster said, most of your braking is handled by the front brake.

    If you want to go the 8" on the rear route, you will need to make sure that it fits on there with no clearance problems, and that you can get the adaptor to make it fit.


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