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The Hayes pad didn't line up properly with the brake track either, so I ended up almost wearing through the rotor spoke and came close to cutting off the brake track! Well, not quite but there was significant undercutting so I ended up chucking the rotors in the bin later that year and putting a spare set on when it was time to sell the bike.
Will take me awhile to trust Hayes again as a long term proposition.
@Baldy: I like Mavic rims. Unfortunately it looks like CRC will no longer ship Mavic to Oz. I think Shimano and DT Swiss both do UST rims and wheelsets.
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trailgumby wrote: @Baldy: I like Mavic rims. Unfortunately it looks like CRC will no longer ship Mavic to Oz. I think Shimano and DT Swiss both do UST rims and wheelsets.
I have XT tubeless wheels and cant fault them. Haven't even been trued yet. I fitted tubeless Maxxis tyres easily and just pumped them up like normal. No messing about with sealant or compressors.
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Make sure you keep the plastic pad separator though - it's handy when you want to pop the front wheel out to fix a flat.
but really, that's rubbish. We get none of it because the choices are illusory.
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Richard.L wrote:Sorry to hijack, but im thinking about getting my first hydraulic brake (front only) do i need to bleed it or anything for first use?
No - just make sure you have the line cable tied well away from the tire - I have a tie at tire height so there is no looseness there, and prepare for it to be weak in its first few applications with an unused rotor and unbedded pads (ie you'll probably be pleasantly suprised, but don't make the first stop life or death).
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