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    running with scissors!!!!!

    Avid Mechanical discs in the front, Hope DH4 Hydraulics in the rear of a 29" SingleSpeed. I had an uncle who's second cousin did this and the back of his skull got blown right off his head first time he squeezed both brake levers at the same time!!!! But I aint skeer'd.... I even play golf in the rain! HaaaaHaaaaaHaaaaa
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    Quote Originally Posted by 006_007
    That would look AWESOME duct-tapes to the headtube of the bike!!!!!

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    Why the hydro in rear and mech in front??? I would want the dh4 in front for sure, for better feel and power.
    btw- what is so risky about doing that?? the 29er or something? You will just need some stout hubs and large rotors.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BikeSATORI
    Why the hydro in rear and mech in front???
    Because I had a Avid front and a Hope rear already in the Pile 'O Spare Parts.
    I could order a rear bracket fo the Avids and cut the line for the Hopes and have the right hand work the front brakes.... but that would be just too goofy! Also, it seems the shorter cable run for the mechanicals up front, and hydraulics for the long run seem to make more sense.

    I would want the dh4 in front for sure, for better feel and power.
    I have a bad habit of clipping my brake lever on passing tree's which blows out a relief seal on the Hopes.... (replaced 4 times already) once that happes it renders the brakes useless for the duration of the ride, if I loose brakes, I'd like it to be the rear.


    btw- what is so risky about doing that??
    It's just that it seems so odd to everybody... ( makes pefect sense to me though.)

    the 29er or something? You will just need some stout hubs and large rotors.
    Surly New Disc (SS) Hubs.
    Standard 160mm rotors. I'll upgrade in a few years, when the used prices on E$ay drop on the larger set-ups.

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