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  1. #1
    Glass Breaker
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    Aug 2005

    Jagwire HyFlow Avid vs. Shimano Hydraulic Hose

    Anyone know if there is a difference between the two hoses? Jagwire says specifically designed for a direct replacement of OEM hose without affecting modulation. So what is different about them? ID, OD, stiffness?

    Last edited by agentorangemen; 09-14-2009 at 05:12 PM.

  2. #2
    Sheffield,South Yorkshire
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    Feb 2009
    Dunno,but i've fitted the Jagwire ones to my Ultimates and they feel good

  3. #3
    mtbr member
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    Mar 2009
    I have replaced my std juicy's hose with the Jagwire stuff and if anything the modulation is better.
    Be careful however theres a few knobs on Ebay selling the older fixed type usually for the Juicy's as QUICK FIT, so triple check. I double checked and still was delivered the fixed juicy hose, er in white if anyone wants it.

  4. #4
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    Jul 2010
    I swapped out my shimano hydraulic cables for Jagwire Hydra Flow, mainly because i really like the red one`s

    I think they were a slightly bigger diameter internally than the shimano`s that they replaced. Hard to compare as my XT`s were needing bled anyway(spongy), but they have absolutely no negative effect on braking that`s for sure.

    The jagwires work great for me.

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