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    Upgrading to bigger disc, what do I need?

    My GF and I are heading to the 'real' mountains (Merano, Italy) next month, and I believe it to be a good idea to change from 160 to 185 mm discs at the front for some more stopping power. We won't be doing any wild stuff, no freeride or such, so 185mm should suffice.

    We both run Lefty DLR2 with Avid J7's, I figured that besides the bigger discs, I will also need a new/bigger adaptor for the IS mounts on the Lefty's to run the PM on the J7's. Can I use the standard Avid adaptors, or do I need a Cannondale/Lefty specific adaptor?

    J

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    You can use the Avid adaptors, I don't think Cannondale makes any disc adaptors...

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    Why not to go all the way to 203mm??????

    http://gallery.mtbr.com/showphoto.ph...e/big/cat/1230
    What do I know, ask the "experts"!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ozvena
    Why not to go all the way to 203mm??????

    http://gallery.mtbr.com/showphoto.ph...e/big/cat/1230
    I guess a 203 mm disk will hit the rubber of his Lefty DLR...

    I upgraded my Rush in front to Hope Mini 180. It wasn't easy to get the Hope caliper aligned with the brake (the IS eyelets on my lefty aren't exactly parallell with the disk + the hope adapters are very thick and they almost touch the disk I had to install them with the inside on the outside. Now the disk stil slips a little bit, but when the floating disk will warm u, it will straighten itself out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan Gerous
    You can use the Avid adaptors, I don't think Cannondale makes any disc adaptors...
    Thanks Dan, my thought are confirmed. I'll order them tomorrow.

    J

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