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    Quick poll

    Need new brakes for my Pivot Mach4

    The choices right now is between Formula The One's or Avid Elixir CR
    i can get them at almost the same price (Formula 50dollars more)

    Most of my riding is a lot of small ups and downs + a lot of tecnical singletrack with a lot of roots.

    which would you choose????
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    The Formula's modulation is beyond any other brake I've ever ridden. I'd go with the Formulas on any terrain. They just "feel" right.
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    the one's have a huge piston and are really more of a DH brake. on your short travel bike maybe look at the oro k24's. same adjustments as the one's but more suited for xc riding while still having great modulation and power.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 'size
    the one's have a huge piston and are really more of a DH brake. on your short travel bike maybe look at the oro k24's. same adjustments as the one's but more suited for xc riding while still having great modulation and power.
    True. On the other hand, they modulate damn well, and when was the last time you wished your brakes were less powerful?

    I do think The Ones are overkill though. You could save some money, and get XTs or k18/24/biancos.

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    Get Formulas, I have The One and they are great.

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    I have the MEGAs and they are outstanding, Perfect brake for a 6" and above bike. If you do a lot of steep/fast stuff then the ONEs by all means.
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    Thanks

    for your replies
    I have has the K24,i really didn't like the lever+i was a bad fit with my XTR triggers.
    The XT has a great lever,but i don't like the feel of the servo wave.

    The one's has a different lever than the K24 (that should be a good thing)
    Everybody raves about it's modulation and power.

    Elixir CR should also have great power and outstanding modulation + it looks good.
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