Avid Elixir CR Hydraulic Disc Brake Set

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    “Good brakes. Nice and light. Really strong”

    The Good:

    Look awesome, Lots of stopping power, Levers are comfortable.

    The Bad:

    They seem to squeak and squeal when they get wet.

    Overall Review:

    Awesome brakes. Highly recommended. Very light, durable, and good looking.

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    Vital MTB member jarredjonker
    12559 jarredjonker http://p.vitalmtb.com/photos/users/12559/avatar/c50_fb_picture_632394591.jpg?1325728094 http://www.vitalmtb.com/community/jarredjonker,12559/all 01/04/12 2

    “Worst Brake Ive Ever Owned!”

    The Good:

    the only good thing is the levers are comfortable on my fingers

    The Bad:

    the stopping power wasnt good at all

    Overall Review:

    If your fast, buy a 4 Piston Brake, dont waste your money on there.

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    Vital MTB member BrandonCoughlin382
    12528 BrandonCoughlin382 http://p.vitalmtb.com/photos/users/12528/avatar/c50_Hindu.jpg?1325620551 http://www.vitalmtb.com/community/BrandonCoughlin382,12528/all 01/03/12 1

    “Avid Elixir Brake Review”

    The Good:

    good feel, great power, very adjustible

    The Bad:

    they squeal a tiny bit but it doesn't bother me at all

    Overall Review:

    i had hfx/9 carbon, i thought they were good but avid got there stuff right

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    Vital MTB member mike b
    3448 mike b http://p.vitalmtb.com/photos/users/3448/avatar/c50_96712140_1279161974.jpg?1290159842 http://www.vitalmtb.com/community/mike-b,3448/all 07/14/10 2 7 1 1

    “Avid Elixir Brake Review”

    The Good:

    Amazing power Excellent modulation and 'feel'

    The Bad:

    The brakes spit out some brake dust, but nothing bad about performance at all

    Overall Review:

    I had Stroker Ace brakes on my DH bike last year, and they were pretty good overall. I get onto these brakes and they were amazing. More power, more modulation and they are lighter. When pulling the lever, the brake gets progressively more powerful. I had to adjust to this for a few days, but now I'm spoiled. Really soft feel at the lever, and good finish work. I'm pleasantly surprised, and that doesn't happen too often with me.

    Overall Review:

    I had Stroker Ace brakes on my DH bike last year, and they were pretty good overall. I get onto these brakes and they were amazing. More power, more modulation and they are lighter. When pulling the lever, the brake gets progressively more powerful. I had to adjust to this for a few days, but now I'm spoiled. Really soft feel at the lever, and good finish work. I'm pleasantly surprised, and that doesn't happen too often with me.

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    Vital MTB member TRex
    328 TRex http://p.vitalmtb.com/photos/users/328/avatar/c50_91632150_1249393996.jpg?1290150582 http://www.vitalmtb.com/community/TRex,328/all 08/04/09 10 2 28 187 9 11

    Specifications

    Riding Type Cross Country, Trail, Freeride, Downhill, Dirt Jump / Urban
    Lever Material Carbon blade
    Mount Style Post Mount
    Rotor Sizes 160/185/203
    Rotor Mounting ISO 6 Bolt
    Fluid Type DOT 5.1
    Colors White, Black
    Weight

    0 lb 13.2 oz (375 g)

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    Price $204.00
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