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PostPosted: Thu Apr 05, 2012 10:01 pm 
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30 effing grams each!!!

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/120852409023?var=420061029972&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649

I doubt you would get kcnc or pauls cheaper though.

And if they are bad as ferrit says the review are - who knows?


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30 effing grams each!!!

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/120852409023?var=420061029972&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649

I doubt you would get kcnc or pauls cheaper though.

And if they are bad as ferrit says the review are - who knows?


No Pauls probably arent as light but pub points are worth more anyway :wink:


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I recently swapped from BB7s to Magura Martas.
I was very surprised to find the Martas were half a pound (yes, 200gms!) lighter per wheel! :shock:
THis was for lever, caliper, cable/hose, and disc..
More powerful and better modulation too.


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I personaly wouldnt be thinking of putting BB7s on a leight weight build, they are a fair old chunk. I have the on my pug as they are recommended by a lot of fatbikers for being abuse tolerant, sand, salt water etc.

A nice set of Hope Race or Pro Minis would be on my shopping list


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Wow i over estimate the weight of hydro's!

What about some ashma pancake brakes?

Or avid have pretty light offerings?

How do avid compare to hope weight wise though?


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Oh no, i've started looking at Formula brakes :oops: yummy :D
The KCNC hydraulics looks featherweight on a bike at the Bespoke bikes show, i suspect they are very silly money though :?


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2012 9:31 am 
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http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Mode ... elID=30833

They say rear brake, but only because the hose is long enough for a tandem. It's a 5 minute job to shorten it youself, and doesn't involve re-bleeding.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2012 3:03 pm 
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Shimano SLX are looking good value on there at the moment, be about £120 for a complete pair, Very good reports elsewhere about them aswell.
Lot of very nice stuff for around £100 per brake, but then they should be nice for £100 :shock:
XTR M975 are pretty reasonable too, oh decisions, decisions :D :D


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I think the kcnc ones are £4/500 a set.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2012 4:10 pm 
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Shan't be having any of those then :D


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