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    Idea! Shimano rotors and Avid calipers, work???

    One more opinion form local people, will Avid Jucy 5 brake system work with
    Shimano CL rotors?
    I'm about to get wheels with CL rotors and I wanted to upgrade to Jucy 5s.
    Any thoughts on such an idea?

    Thanks.
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    posts # 6 & 8 of this thread imply that "the braking track on the Avid caliper is much wider than the Shimano rotor can support."
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    Quote Originally Posted by fizol
    One more opinion form local people, will Avid Jucy 5 brake system work with
    Shimano CL rotors?
    I'm about to get wheels with CL rotors and I wanted to upgrade to Jucy 5s.
    Any thoughts on such an idea?

    Thanks.

    A friends stock 2007 SC Superlight has Shimano CL rotors and Juicy 3's on it.
    The way it came out of the door from a Niagara LBS and it isn't the only one like it out there on the trails.

    He's been riding it all year now without any issues at all, including no noise issues... unlike the rest of the Juicy owners I know.
    The braking surface on the rotor is not as wide as an Avid or Hayes rotor but it doesn't seem to make a difference at all with his set up... go figure.
    Shimano (even though I'm not a fan of theirs and have full Sram on my bike) was on to the right idea with centerlock, way better than 6 stupid screws.


    my 2 worth.

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    adaptor

    You can also buy a Shimano adaptor to run a 6 bolt rotor on a CL hub.
    Or you go with XT brakes which are just AWESOME!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PUBCRAWL
    Shimano (even though I'm not a fan of theirs and have full Sram on my bike) was on to the right idea with centerlock, way better than 6 stupid screws.


    my 2 worth.
    i agree. CL is so much easier to work with.
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    buddy rode the TR with Shimano CL on mavic with avid juicy brakes (I think sevens).

    no problem, His rear juicy caliper has a sticky piston though.

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    This forum never fails, thanks to all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fizol
    This forum never fails, thanks to all.

    i would never say never
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