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    Replacement rotor

    So when I got a month or two ago, my rear wheel got bent. Including my rotor, and for the last few weeks I have just been riding without a rear brake(which I hate.). Anyways, going to replace the rotor now..

    http://www.pricepoint.com/detail/156...Rotor-2008.htm

    Is that a functional replacement for a Avid BB5?? It seems so, but I hate buying something that doesn't work
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    Yep, Roundagons are pretty standard for avid mech brakes. They'll work fine for your BB5.

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    Please don't replace the Roundagon, with another one. Those rotors are noisy, heavy, junk. Spend the money and get the Avid Clean Sweep G2 rotors, which are perfectly compatible with your BB5. The G2s are much more warp-resistant than the Roundagons, and will quietly stop your bike on a dime.
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    +1 for G2 I agree fully with everything Zachariah said

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    Your not just limited to Avid rotors, I've ran Hayes V6 rotors on BB5's with no problems at all. The V6 and Avid G2's look pretty similar though.
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    Yes, the Hayes 160mm all-round and V6 rotors work very well, with Avid BB5.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Modena
    The V6 and Avid G2's look pretty similar though.
    Meaning they're both round and that all the differences in rotors are visual?




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    I ran V6's for a couple years, and as far as braking goes, they were amazing. I've semi-recently changed to G2's, and they brake just as well, but are definitely quieter and less prone to warpage than the V6's were... for me at least, I'm sure there are people who would argue the other way.

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    Thanks for the advice all. I'm going with the G2.

    Hopefully I won't get the wierd looks from strangers on the street now lol
    2008 Specialized Rockhopper -- STOLEN! *cry*
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