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    Help. Whats the better buy. Juicy 7 or hayes nines.

    Well make a long story short , i can get the hayes for $40 but the front caliper needs work. The juicys i can get for 100. Probably going to pick up both but what is the better brake. I know most wont have tried both but opinions would he great
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    In my experience, Hayes Nines are entry-level hydros. Juicy 7s are mid-high-level previous generation brakes. Are the 2.5 times as good as the Hayes? I'd say yes.

    I had Hayes Nines on my backup bike, and recently replaced them with Avid Elixir R's, which are comparable to the Juicy 7. I've also got Elixir 5s on my niner. The Elixirs have better power, better modulation, and the Juicy 7 has tool-free reach adjust, which the Hayes Nines don't have.

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    Personally, I would go for the J7's. I prefer them to the Hayes.

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    Reading more reviews they appear to do better. But im going to pick up both as i might need some for a second bike.

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