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    Shimano brake adapter with avid elixir 5?

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    I need a 180mm brake adapter for some new rotors, I currently have 185mm.
    Will a shimano one fit and work? I'm looking at this one:

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Shimano-Fron...I1E57SUOTLJ481

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    I needed a 185mm adapter for a bike I was building. I had Avid brakes and rotors. The bike shop only had a Shimano adapter on hand. I didn't care for the way it fit so I bought an Avid adapter online and now I'm using the Shimano adapter on another build with Shimano brakes.
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    Okay, but did the shimano adapter work?

    And where did you get the avid one from?

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    Are you talking of the front brake? Is it a post mount or is? What fork is it going on?

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    Yeah the front brake. It's a Fox F-Series 32RL, need to go from existing 185mm rotor to new 180mm....

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    Quote Originally Posted by sambradley14 View Post
    Okay, but did the shimano adapter work?

    And where did you get the avid one from?
    The Shimano adapter worked but it required a washer to fit perfectly. It was a post mount.
    I got the Avid adapter either on Ebay or Amazon.
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    That's great! Thanks

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    yes they work

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