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PostPosted: Fri Dec 17, 2010 9:13 pm 
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So, whats the choice, and of them whats best do we reckon.

Reliabilty, stopping power and availability of spares etc.

Planning on sourcing a set for a fund FR full susser....so heavish build carrying an overwieght ( 14st ) old man.

Thinking maybe Magura Marta or Louise, XT m755....any opinions.

Or perhaps Hope....C2s would it be ?

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 17, 2010 9:28 pm 
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C2s. There can be only one....

Only spares you'll need will be pads and they are easy to find.

Otherwise DH4 or Enduros are spot on time-wise too.


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 17, 2010 10:50 pm 
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The original one peice Hope m4s will be early naughties and perfect for a rufty tufty bike, especially if you find a set with the Pro levers rather than the later Mono lever.


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I had some early formulas c1996 or 97 :? they were really powerful for the time,but needed bleeding regularly...read twice a year,levers were lovely as well 8)


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+1 for Formula brakes. Very pretty, watch out for non standard mounting though :?


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 18, 2010 11:26 am 
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Thanks Gents, didn'treally consider Formula..or hayes for that matter.

Took the plunge and opted for some C2s..

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I have a mounting adapter for formulas,if anyone needs it 8)


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i know you have already bought hopes
but what about giant mph, there seems to be alot of them around still?


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cyfa2809 wrote:
i know you have already bought hopes
but what about giant mph, there seems to be alot of them around still?


Got a box full of MPH bits and bobs, that I really should see if I can make a pair out of ...


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:lol: could of saved yourself some cash! :lol:


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