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    Magura Marta/XT rapidfire or XTR Dual Contol w/Discs?

    If weight and performance were of equal consideration, which setup would you choose? I am building up a fairly lightweight 4" trailbike (front and rear) and I am planning out the drivetrain. Magura Marta's for brakes and XT rapidfire shifters? Or, XTR Dual Control shifters/disc calipers? The Marta setup is probably about 120-150 grams lighter, so that is a plus. I really like the feel of the Martas (I had them on a Scalpel last year). On the other hand, the XTR Dual Control is very nice to operate, and I am assuming the discs are good quality, but I haven't ridden them much. If weight and performance were of equal consideration, what would you choose?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dawgcatching
    If weight and performance were of equal consideration, which setup would you choose? I am building up a fairly lightweight 4" trailbike (front and rear) and I am planning out the drivetrain. Magura Marta's for brakes and XT rapidfire shifters? Or, XTR Dual Control shifters/disc calipers? The Marta setup is probably about 120-150 grams lighter, so that is a plus. I really like the feel of the Martas (I had them on a Scalpel last year). On the other hand, the XTR Dual Control is very nice to operate, and I am assuming the discs are good quality, but I haven't ridden them much. If weight and performance were of equal consideration, what would you choose?
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