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  1. #1
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    Dec 2007

    Formula Oro k24 vs Code 5

    My title...

    Or am i comparing apples to oranges here? a DH brake vs an AM brake.....
    Weights not too much of a concern when it comes to brakes....but if its monumental ill consider rethinking.
    Lean back, Hit both brakes, And ask yourself, Do you feel lucky today?

  2. #2
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    May 2007
    YOu kind of are not comparing the same type, but the Formulas should serve you nicely unless you are a clyde. I have k18 and they are great with 200/160 set up
    Lead by my Lefty............... right down the trail, no brakes.

  3. #3
    some know me as mongo
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    yeah there is a huge difference there. the codes are for ultimate power and the K24 are more after modulation. i have both, the k24s are on my xc bike with 160mm rotors and the codes, not the 5 version, on my knolly DT ( its an all mountain that is quite fr friendly). honestly i'm really considering selling the codes for another set on k24's, the codes just overwhelm tires too easily. i had these brakes on my dh bike without this problem because i had heavy wheels and 2.5 full sticky tires.

    also btw i'm a clyde (260) and have very good brake control to be honest.

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