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Re: Adding a front disc to a road bike !! And Now Hydro!

Postby mrgolf » Sun May 11, 2014 10:12 pm

Food for thought. Thanks. How does the long throw work with standard levers? What do you run? I have teggie 10spd on the donor bike. Also, do the HY/RDs stop better than the tektro's? I am running Hayes CX-5 and I find they stop me fine, but are a far cry from mtb hydro.
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Re: Adding a front disc to a road bike !! And Now Hydro!

Postby rheicel » Sun May 11, 2014 10:17 pm

Lever throw will almost touch the bar on a properly adjusted caliper. I am using compression cable which is against the suggested manufacturers cable.
Yep, the HY/RD stops better than Lyra's, more modulation and soft as a cotton.
Hayes CX-5 stops better IMO. But the again, I have 200mm rotors with them compared to 160 on HY/RDs.
By the way, I am using them on 6770 Ultegra Levers

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Re: Adding a front disc to a road bike !! And Now Hydro!

Postby Nobody » Sun May 11, 2014 10:31 pm

rheicel wrote:Hayes CX-5 stops better IMO. But the again, I have 200mm rotors with them compared to 160 on HY/RDs.
You could probably improve the HY/RDs by getting more solid rotors. The ones on the pics look gappy to me.
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Re: Adding a front disc to a road bike !! And Now Hydro!

Postby rheicel » Sun May 11, 2014 10:35 pm

^yep, thanks

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