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  1. #1
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    what front brake

    heyi want a front brake for my street bike the only use i will have of it is doing nose manuals

    so im hesitating between a saint or an avid bb7

    what would u suggest me (hydrolic or mecanic)
    btw i have an unlimited budget

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    unlimited budget, now there's a nice thought I myself use 203mm Avid up front (and I'm loving it) but if your main use would be for nose manuals and such get a hydro because they have a better feel of control and modulation (normally not always) Alternatively you could buy a Brembo

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    Quote Originally Posted by nnn
    get a hydro because they have a better feel of control and modulation (normally not always)
    That's what i always hear. Maybe some ElCaminos or some Juicy 7s. I have tried hydros and mechanical, and i can agree with the above statement.
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