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    Brake Suggestions for 575

    So i've made the decision to replace the stock Hayes HFX9 that came with my 575. too many issues to describe.
    i need brakes that are reliable and easy to maintain.
    What's your favorite disc brake replacement for the 575? (
    Magura Louise FR
    Avid Juicy
    Hope Mono Mini
    any suggestions?

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    i'm waiting for a good deal on Formula Oro Puros.... Then it's bye-bye HFX9

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    Quote Originally Posted by flipnidaho
    i'm waiting for a good deal on Formula Oro Puros.... Then it's bye-bye HFX9
    Oro K18 will work perfectly. Avid Jucy 5/7 as well.

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    juicy 7

    I did that change 1 year ago, and I have seen a great improvement in my brakes and I have not seen any issues with juicy since then

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    Which Brake?

    Greetings,

    Wife's ASR has the stock build kit HFX brakes, and they have been a little more maintenance intensive to keep working right. However, I've been running Hayes Mag XC's for several seasons on three different bikes without any major issues. I went with those again on the new 575, and so far, so good, although it's far too early in the game to declare victory.

    Jim

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    For me it's Avid Juicy 7s or nothing. I got the 180 mm rotors.
    What I like about Avid brakes is you adjust them by loosening the mount bolts, squeezing the handle and then tightening the bolts. It's that easy. Also toolless pad replacement.
    What, me hurry?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mappable
    So i've made the decision to replace the stock Hayes HFX9 that came with my 575. too many issues to describe.
    i need brakes that are reliable and easy to maintain.
    What's your favorite disc brake replacement for the 575? (
    Magura Louise FR
    Avid Juicy
    Hope Mono Mini
    any suggestions?
    How much do you weigh? and what terrain do you ride?

    I go 175 lbs geared up and currently using Mono Minis from a donor bike and its definitely not enough front brake for a 575. In its defense I will say its been a zero maintenance brake and i got about 3k+ mi on the orignal pads. Planning on using Mono 4 calipers up front next season.

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    i weigh 200 lbs with gear. riding in rocky terrain with ledges with short climbs and descents. i'm going through two hangers a year.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ratt
    How much do you weigh? and what terrain do you ride?

    I go 175 lbs geared up and currently using Mono Minis from a donor bike and its definitely not enough front brake for a 575. In its defense I will say its been a zero maintenance brake and i got about 3k+ mi on the orignal pads. Planning on using Mono 4 calipers up front next season.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mappable
    i weigh 200 lbs with gear. riding in rocky terrain with ledges with short climbs and descents. i'm going through two hangers a year.
    Can't go wrong with the J7's and now that the J-Carbon's are out the 7's should be a bit lower priced...

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