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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 9:33 pm 
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Ah too many Questions, but this is a quick one,

V Brake levers,

Avid Speed Dial 7 or Shimano XT?

In terms of looks, build and performance?

And how do the SD 7's compare to XTR?

I have LX V brake levers, the servo wave types, the Avid's sure as hell look better, but are they worth replacing the LX for?


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 9:39 pm 
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XT and XTR look better but SD7s feel better. They flex less.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 9:44 pm 
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Thanks man, that's the levers sorted - I think they (the speed dial 7) look really good, so I'm going to replace the LX with them.

Now all I need to know is Single Digit 7 brakes any good? Say compared to the LX/XT range?

I heard the pads are shite - recommended pads (If the SD7 are worthwhile)?

And then I promise, no more questions until tomorrow! :oops:


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 10:04 pm 
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SD 7 brakes are top notch - I prefer them to any other V brake, including Ultimates. Avid pads are shite! use Swissstop instead.
I just happen to have one wheels worth of SD7 going spare, and two wheels worth of minty SWissstop, blue (ceramic) or green (normal)...


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 10:09 pm 
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suburbanreuben wrote:
SD 7 brakes are top notch - I prefer them to any other V brake, including Ultimates. Avid pads are shite! use Swissstop instead.
I just happen to have one wheels worth of SD7 going spare, and two wheels worth of minty SWissstop, blue (ceramic) or green (normal)...


Does that mean you have a pair of Avid Sd 7 brakes for sale plus the swisssstop pads?

Talk to me man!
I'm looking to get a set of SD7 Levers and a set of front and rear brakes!


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