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    Quick disk brake ?

    i need a new caliper for my bike and i found these on craigslist http://annarbor.craigslist.org/bik/1655333582.html avid bb5 are these for a road bike? Whats the difference between road and mt bike calipers? thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by firstcut
    i need a new caliper for my bike and i found these on craigslist http://annarbor.craigslist.org/bik/1655333582.html avid bb5 are these for a road bike? Whats the difference between road and mt bike calipers? thanks
    I can't tell if there for a road bike or not.
    Road and MTB (and therefore corresponding calipers) levers use different cable-pull ratios.
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    They're probably from a mountain bike because they're black unless Avid did a run of black road brakes for an OEM.

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    ok cool thanks, going to pick them up Wednesday.
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