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  1. #1
    Get your freak on!
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    New avids...
    The new Avid brakes along with Sram and rockshox are now up!
    Juicy 5?! Is it just a more affordable version of the 7?

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    On MTBR hiatus :(
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    Last edited by Speedüb Nate; 09-02-2004 at 05:11 AM. Reason: oops wrong post

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    Riding free's the mind
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    Interesting marketing by Avid/SRAM. Instead of offering newly designed brakes, they're just giving you stripped down versions of the exisitng Juicy 7 and mechanical. Other than cost advantage, it doesn't really help the enthusiast or expert riders. I just bought the Juicy 7's and really glad they didn't introduce a new upgraded version of it (both are great brakes by the way).

    On a side note, interesting how in the past 3-4 years to see Rockshox loose market place to the other big three makers. Goes to show you how competative things are in cycling components & accessories.
    Question to a custom frame builder..."So what makes your bikes climb better?"....his answer, "Uh, your legs?"

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