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    2011 Avid Elixir R vs Juciy Ultimates

    I've been using 2009 Juicy Ultimates for the last year and had been happy with them until I picked up my new bike that is equipped with Avid Elixir R's. I took the new bike out for the first time today and noticed that the Elixers have way better modulation and have less inititial "squish". Will a bleed/flush of the Ultimates allow them to match the Elixer's performance or are the Elixers just better performing?

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    I've never tried the Ultimates, but I'll chime in to say that my 2010 Elixir R's are better than any Juicy 3,5, or 7's I've ridden by a landslide.
    I call for a mandate to allow only road bikes on trails to limit our speeds and increase our line picking skills-FB

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    a good bleed and a set of fresh semi-metallic pads works wonder with any brake. I use that setup on two sets of ultimates and love the brakes. I picked up a set of elixir cr's a while back but have not fitted them yet as the ultimates continue to impress.

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