I have recently purchased a Caffeine 29er and am very happy with the bike.
Today I went to my local Cannondale shop looking for an upgrade of my Avid BB5 brake with 6' rotors. I was interested in more powerful hydro brakes like Avid Code or something similar with 7' or 8' rotor in the front. I know they may be an overkill but I weigh 255 lbs and have felt that my current brakes and rotors are too "small" for me.
But the sales person said that I should not mount 8' (not even 7') rotor in the front since my Lefty (Lefty Speed Bonded DLR2) is not designed for that and will likely break! He then showed the mounts for the caliper on a Lefty and said that they would not hold.
Is this really official Cannondale recommendations - I find it very hard to believe?!
This is an official Cannondale Japan store stating this (They only sell Cannondale).
I have seen lots of Leftys with large rotors in this forum so I was very surprised to hear him say that.
I live in Tokyo and my japanese language abilities are limited so I could not really discuss it with him.
Having spent almost 2000 USD on the bike (Japan retail price) I would be very disappointed with the purchase if this is in fact true.
Anybody having any info on the subject?
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