Nerding out on Brakes shall we? Not another tech deraliment

6/28/2024 3:05pm
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This will sound trite, but are you using the Hope bleed kit? It sounds like air is the issue. You can easily check that in the...

This will sound trite, but are you using the Hope bleed kit? It sounds like air is the issue. You can easily check that in the same way you can with Shimano and TRP. Do not open the system at all. Rotate the levers on the handlebar so the reservoir caps are up, parallel to the ceiling. Pump the brakes, pause, pump the brakes, pause. Repeat a handful of times. Note where the lever is biting. If they firm up, rotate the levers 180 degrees from where they're at, so those reservoir caps are facing down and parallel to the ground. Return to the pump/pause routine. If the bite point increases, you have air in the system, specifically the master cylinder/reservoir. Hope's bleed process isn't exactly the most refined/clean process, certainly, but it works if you work slowly and deliberately.

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Yes i'm using the Hope bleed kit. i've mounted the brake on a empty handlebar on my bikestand. i rotated the caliper and the lever in...

Yes i'm using the Hope bleed kit.

i've mounted the brake on a empty handlebar on my bikestand.

i rotated the caliper and the lever in every direction, and pumped the lever.

 

then i left the reservoir on the brake, put a zip tie on the lever and left it so for 24h

 

have done the same procedure as i mentioned above, again.

thats what i wrote earlier, i have never done such an immense of work, to bleed a brake, with like zero  result. Or better said, it fails on the trails

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Ha another one with the hopless Hope. Seems to be an issue but hope or distributors won't aknowledge. On another note if one need to be...

Ha another one with the hopless Hope. Seems to be an issue but hope or distributors won't aknowledge.

On another note if one need to be so absolutely picky and surgicaly precise with the bleeding procedure, this sounds like a product design fault to me.

I gave my tech4's away bought new brakes. happy.

Are you trying to avoid doing a full bleed? Because this is not how hope reccomend bleeding your brakes.

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Danny Mac putting the new Gustav Pro to the test (sponsored athlete content, obviously, but still good to see the brakes in action):

 

 

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7/3/2024 7:25am

Anyone here going to eurobike?

If you are, mor info on new galfer brake please. There is a flash of it in their insta reel

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7/3/2024 12:46pm Edited Date/Time 7/3/2024 12:46pm

Anyone here going to eurobike?

If you are, mor info on new galfer brake please. There is a flash of it in their insta reel

i've posted pictures either here or on the tech rumors where you asked too, a while ago

7/4/2024 6:55am

I sincerely appreciate the pictures, was hoping someone could maybe talk to the reps and get some tech specs

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7/4/2024 7:22am Edited Date/Time 7/4/2024 7:22am

New Intend Trinity Trail caliper. Lighter, magnetic pistons, bottom load pads and no guide pin. This should solve the spoke clearance issue. Source: Pinkbike

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I'll pre-empt the inevitable butthurt about the below by saying that all of these options are good. They are all powerful, all reasonably easy enough to...

I'll pre-empt the inevitable butthurt about the below by saying that all of these options are good. They are all powerful, all reasonably easy enough to work on, and all (mostly) consistent. I mainly say that because people adore Saints and I found them to be the weaker in almost every category compared to others, but still good. 

I'd also caveat that "power" is somewhat misunderstood IMO. Most people don't have the means to measure overall, total available power, rather they base it on how the brakes feel. A brake like the Maximas may have a ton of overall power, but the Mavens feel more powerful because the power comes on sooner as the brake ramps up. This will also be relative to your weight and how you want the levers to feel.

I posted something similar in another thread, but I'll go into more detail. For reference, I'm 220lbs on a ~33lb steel 29er.

Power: Maven >= Radic > Intend > Maxima > Hope T4 V4 > Dominion > MT7 > Saint - The Mavens have a very quick power deliver,y once the pads engage the difference between "I'm slowing down" and "I'm skidding" is miniscule. This can be dialed in with contact point adjust, but they apply power more progressively than any other brake I've tried. The Radics have a really similar feel with a lighter lever, but feel a bit more controlled and have less deadstroke, basically instant engagement, I ran these closer to the bar than any other brake. The Intends are very close to that feel, but with a much lighter feeling lever and overall better feel, although they lack contact adjust so you can't tweak them as easily. Both Maximas and T4 V4s have enormous power available, but it comes on later in the stroke and is harder to define in lever feel and requires a longer lever throw to obtain. They are the epitome of having a smooth, light, powerful brake that requires a longer lever stroke to get there. I love Dominions and I loved the MT7s, but the power comes on later especially with the latter. I didn't find Saints to be as powerful but they are good enough. 

Consistency: Basically all of the above were consistent with two exceptions. I have been able to fade Dominions on long, flowy descents. I've torched them more than a few times with no change in lever feel, but I've had them turn mushy a few times and that's not an issue I had with most of the others. On the Saints, I had the wandering bite point problems I had with every other Shimano brake, but only in cold and I think this is, in part, due to brake technique where two quick pulls of the lever causes it to change. Some don't have this problem, I did. The rest were very consistent, rarely changed lever feel, and I had no issues in hot/cold or with fade provided they were bled properly. The Mavens did exhibit some wandering bite point (BADLY) when they were new out of the box, but doing the piston massage procedure did away with it. 

Lever feel: (For me and what I'm after) Intend > Radic > Hope > Maxima > Dominion > MT7 > Saint > Maven - The Maven lever feel isn't as bad as people act like it is, but it is firm compared to the others. It's not that it is unusable or awful, just that the other options are smoother and require less force through the deadstroke (I'd argue the engaged force to power is better than some are acting with the Mavens though). I loved the feel of them overall, but the stiffer spring is off putting compared to others. The MT7s were very consistent and smooth, but power came on later than I liked, the first few rides on them I blew a few corners because I kept expecting them to grab faster coming from the Radics. The Hope and Maximas have a lot in common, it's a very light feeling lever even when the pads engage, but it can be somewhat vague if you aren't used to them compared to others, you don't get that 'wall' of sorts you do with other brakes, it is light all the way through and that can take some adjustment. The Radics have a super smooth lever but engage almost immediately with no deadstroke. The Intends are the best of the above, moderate deadstroke, even power delivery, smooth/light lever feel, easy to identify the brake point, and good ergonomics. My preference in this category is a quick power delivery, but lighter riders or those who want a longer lever throw might place Hope or Trickstuff higher.

Aesthetics: They are all nice except the Mavens. They are the ugliest thing on my bike at the moment and I'm dying to get them off. It's very off putting for an otherwise great brake. The Trickstuff, Hope, and Intends are all beautiful in their own unique ways. 

Cockpit: The Mavens suffer from the reservoir sitting too close to the bar. This means controls may not fit where you want because it interferes with the reservoir being so damn close. Otherwise you have a lot of positioning with the lever. The Dominion and MT7 share a lot of similarities in this regard as well, but aren't super notable otherwise, you have plenty of lateral movement across the bar to position them and your controls, although I prefer hinged levers. The Hopes have a super long lever blade that might interfere, but I found that they sat so far inboard it didn't interfere with my other controls. The Radics, Intends, and Maximas all have a lever brace on the reservoir. This is a good thing that prevents flex, BUT it also means that some controls won't sit properly outboard of the clamp due to the lever brace being in the way, this is particularly noticeable on the Radics. The Maximas are generally OK in this regard, but the lever reach adjuster might conflict with controls. The Intends have one possibly fatal flaw I mentioned before: the brace position combined with the usable lever length means using long grips like Meaty Paws positions the lever so far inboard you can't reach it. I have it near slammed against my grips and it's fine, but this may be a problem for people with certain hand sizes. The Saints have a super nice, rigid feeling clamp that I wish others would adopt. The Mavens will flex slightly under heavy power, IMO they should've adopted a stronger clamp, Matchmaker just isn't it.

Install/Bleed/etc: The Intends are the cleanest bleeding brake I've used, they are super easy to bleed and install, I also like that they use a reusable fitting that rotates. The Maximas are more work due to the braided hoses, but are pretty easy if you can cut them properly, they also have instructions for aligning the hoses, which is nice. The bleed process for the Maximas is often complained about but I had no issues, I just followed the instructions and it worked out. They should include the bleed block with the brakes, it's absurd they don't. I had issues with the Hope hose kinking and twisting, but other than that it wasn't noteworthy. The Saints, MT7s, Dominions, were all easy to bleed and install, although I know some report problems with alignment on the MT7s and bleed problems, but I didn't have that issue. The Radics are easy as well once you get used to working with the braided hoses, the Bleeding Edge fitting they use is super nice. Finding Bionol in the US is a nightmare though, for those and Trickstuff. The Dominion bleed block includes a half block on one side you can use to work the pistons out safely and clean them, IMO everyone should do this. Hope provides something similar in the form of a STL file you can 3d print, but not everyone will have access to one to do this.

Value: Overall the Dominions are the best combination of everything IMO, if not the best at any one category, but for the price you get a lot of good stuff that makes them the best value IMO. The Trickstuff are a hard sell at $1200 and I think it's dumb they don't include the bleed kit, block, and especially fluid given how hard it is to find. The Intends I feel are a good value considering everything they come with and their performance, but they are hard to obtain and no doubt expensive. Hopes are kindof middling, more expensive than Dominions, but cheaper than the others and offering similar performance/feel. The problem with them is quickly finding parts if you are in the US. You can get MT7s very cheap these days, but I'd still opt for Dominions over them given the other factors. 

If you like running levers close to the bar and want a ton of power, get the Radics, there is no better option with such a short deadstroke to power point. If you want a long, linear, smooth pull with gradual power delivery, Hope T4 V4 or Maximas will get you there, with the Maximas being slightly more complicated to work on and harder to find parts for (this may be a major issue down the line and is my #1 concern with anything Trickstuff). If you want rapid power delivery, the Mavens, Radics, or Intends all fall into that category (in that order), the Mavens require more throw than the Radics but power comes on faster once the pads engage. Overall for most people I usually suggest the Dominions, they are a good average point despite not being the best at everything, they are good at everything and lack the pitfalls of some of the others. For very heavy riders, Mavens or Radics would be my choice. Lighter riders would get along better with the Hopes, Maximas, Dominions, and possibly MT7s. The Intends are a slightly more powerful, easier to work, and refined Dominion, so if you can get them and don't fall into one extreme or the other in how you want them to feel or weight range, they are amazing.

I haven't tried TRP, Beringer, or that brand that's a number (I forget what it is).

coming back to this, how's the pad/rotor clearance? i know it's garbage on MT7 as i own them, especially on Maxima / V4

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coming back to this, how's the pad/rotor clearance? i know it's garbage on MT7 as i own them, especially on Maxima / V4

I never had too many issues with pad/rotor clearance on most brakes I tried. 

The Intends had an issue very briefly where they'd drag the pad ever so slightly, but it went away after a few rides. The MT7s were definitely trickier to align than others but I was able to largely get them drag free eventually. None of the others were really notable in that regard, alignment went fine and pad clearance was good enough. 

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coming back to this, how's the pad/rotor clearance? i know it's garbage on MT7 as i own them, especially on Maxima / V4

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I never had too many issues with pad/rotor clearance on most brakes I tried.  The Intends had an issue very briefly where they'd drag the pad...

I never had too many issues with pad/rotor clearance on most brakes I tried. 

The Intends had an issue very briefly where they'd drag the pad ever so slightly, but it went away after a few rides. The MT7s were definitely trickier to align than others but I was able to largely get them drag free eventually. None of the others were really notable in that regard, alignment went fine and pad clearance was good enough. 

good to know, as i'm trying to decide where to get also with availability and color options i chucked a new rotor on my mt7 and for the first time it's not 100% straight and i'm becoming crazy trying to see what's going on with the pads being basically touching the rotor at all times.

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anybody experienced rattling pads on the Maximas? never heard of such a thing 

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Yeah I had that rattling issue in the front. Expanding the pad retainer spring solved it and never had issues since. 

Does anyone know where I can buy 223mm trickstuff hd rotor? I'm usually good and finding stuff but I've given up. Do they even make it anymore?

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Yeah I had that rattling issue in the front. Expanding the pad retainer spring solved it and never had issues since.  Does anyone know where I...

Yeah I had that rattling issue in the front. Expanding the pad retainer spring solved it and never had issues since. 

Does anyone know where I can buy 223mm trickstuff hd rotor? I'm usually good and finding stuff but I've given up. Do they even make it anymore?

i can tell you it's impossible. i think they give them all to the sponsored dh team, i literally spent hours trying to find who has one, used german forums, all the possible dealers in europe that sell online, never had luck.

 

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7/8/2024 10:33pm

Shimano XT 4 pots, Galfer Ebike pads, 220 & 203 Shimano rt64 rotors on Full power ebike.. About 100kg on the pedals
The ebike pads are a great ALT to the resin... similar power but manage the heat way better.

I've been running mavens but One got warrantied, waiting for replacement - they are so damn good but put my XT's back on and they are disappointing. (was using 200 f/r on mavens)

any tips for How to get more power from the XT's? 


 

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Shimano XT 4 pots, Galfer Ebike pads, 220 & 203 Shimano rt64 rotors on Full power ebike.. About 100kg on the pedals The ebike pads are...

Shimano XT 4 pots, Galfer Ebike pads, 220 & 203 Shimano rt64 rotors on Full power ebike.. About 100kg on the pedals
The ebike pads are a great ALT to the resin... similar power but manage the heat way better.

I've been running mavens but One got warrantied, waiting for replacement - they are so damn good but put my XT's back on and they are disappointing. (was using 200 f/r on mavens)

any tips for How to get more power from the XT's? 


 

mt7 or cascade calipers, other than rotors and good pads there's not much you can do, different fluid can help, and stiffer hoses, not sure everything combined how it can change

 

7/9/2024 2:03am
mt7 or cascade calipers, other than rotors and good pads there's not much you can do, different fluid can help, and stiffer hoses, not sure everything...

mt7 or cascade calipers, other than rotors and good pads there's not much you can do, different fluid can help, and stiffer hoses, not sure everything combined how it can change

 

was hoping for cheaper options, like different pads/rotors - I have a few weeks to deal with XT's while I wait for my Mavens but prime riding conditions here at the moment... 
was considering trying galfer wave 223 rotor with a 200/203 wave rear

Maybe have to start pulling harder haha yay for sore hands.

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Shimano XT 4 pots, Galfer Ebike pads, 220 & 203 Shimano rt64 rotors on Full power ebike.. About 100kg on the pedals The ebike pads are...

Shimano XT 4 pots, Galfer Ebike pads, 220 & 203 Shimano rt64 rotors on Full power ebike.. About 100kg on the pedals
The ebike pads are a great ALT to the resin... similar power but manage the heat way better.

I've been running mavens but One got warrantied, waiting for replacement - they are so damn good but put my XT's back on and they are disappointing. (was using 200 f/r on mavens)

any tips for How to get more power from the XT's? 


 

Full sintered pads have a higher coefficient of friction, generally, and that's the case with the Shimano N04C units. Obviously they come with a couple drawbacks (noise in cool/wet and possible rattling, more heat transfer, longer bed in time) but they require less lever force to get to work. You can also use a thicker rotor to help with heat management and overall pucker power. I've test fit TRP2.3s and there was enough clearance (checked with the Hayes Feel'r Gauge) as long as the brake isn't overfilled, which still seems to be the way some folx try to address the wandering bite point issue. I wasn't able to find any relevant info for Galfer's pad compound, but I suspect it's a semi metallic ceramic job.  

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Based on better parking lot bite of organics I'd bet organics have a better friction coefficient. When cold.

Sintered pads come to life when warmed up and on long descents as their performance is more constant with rising temperature of the system compared to organics.

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Just spent a week riding Kamloops (Sun Peaks), Revelstoke, Squamish and Fromme in North Vancouver. The Lewis LH4's are holding up great and felt like I had a ton of control and confidence going into some big slabs and some steep dh loamers. Tons of modulation and all kinds of power to work with.

So far I've just had one quick lever bleed, but they've been great. Feel fantastic and look great (polished on a raw bike will never look bad). I'd be interested to see what they'd be like with a 220 rotor up front (as a big, 120kg lad), just to maximize power. Have Galfer pro pads waiting to swap out when the stock ones wear out. 

I get people hate on them for any number of reasons, but I'm loving them. 

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Primoz wrote:
Based on better parking lot bite of organics I'd bet organics have a better friction coefficient. When cold. Sintered pads come to life when warmed up...

Based on better parking lot bite of organics I'd bet organics have a better friction coefficient. When cold.

Sintered pads come to life when warmed up and on long descents as their performance is more constant with rising temperature of the system compared to organics.

Orgs and semis bed in quicker because they require less heat cycles (i.e. braking events) to do so as the material is softer and deposits into the brake track quicker. I've no issue with either in daily driver/city use, but from a performance standpoint sintered provides better consistent friction across all possible conditions and temps when bedded in properly. Key part is the bed in process. Folx who want to chuck in a set of pads and go ride shouldn't ride sintered pads. They're definitely more finnicky to proper bed in processes.

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MT7 callipers more than any other I’ve dealt with, really need frame and adapter mounts facing… the alignment process is a lot simpler after this. I’ve almost always just done it with a good hand file but still had great results. Most of the time its just to get rid of paint (looking at you Fox)

FYI you almost always get some brushing initially with Magura’s own pads until after a few rides and solid bedding in.

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saskskier wrote:
Just spent a week riding Kamloops (Sun Peaks), Revelstoke, Squamish and Fromme in North Vancouver. The Lewis LH4's are holding up great and felt like I...

Just spent a week riding Kamloops (Sun Peaks), Revelstoke, Squamish and Fromme in North Vancouver. The Lewis LH4's are holding up great and felt like I had a ton of control and confidence going into some big slabs and some steep dh loamers. Tons of modulation and all kinds of power to work with.

So far I've just had one quick lever bleed, but they've been great. Feel fantastic and look great (polished on a raw bike will never look bad). I'd be interested to see what they'd be like with a 220 rotor up front (as a big, 120kg lad), just to maximize power. Have Galfer pro pads waiting to swap out when the stock ones wear out. 

I get people hate on them for any number of reasons, but I'm loving them. 

220 rotors on organic pads in the Ultimates is apparently too much. The guy testing it went back to a 200 rotor.

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Primoz wrote:
Based on better parking lot bite of organics I'd bet organics have a better friction coefficient. When cold. Sintered pads come to life when warmed up...

Based on better parking lot bite of organics I'd bet organics have a better friction coefficient. When cold.

Sintered pads come to life when warmed up and on long descents as their performance is more constant with rising temperature of the system compared to organics.

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Orgs and semis bed in quicker because they require less heat cycles (i.e. braking events) to do so as the material is softer and deposits into...

Orgs and semis bed in quicker because they require less heat cycles (i.e. braking events) to do so as the material is softer and deposits into the brake track quicker. I've no issue with either in daily driver/city use, but from a performance standpoint sintered provides better consistent friction across all possible conditions and temps when bedded in properly. Key part is the bed in process. Folx who want to chuck in a set of pads and go ride shouldn't ride sintered pads. They're definitely more finnicky to proper bed in processes.

Don't get me wrong, I've been running exclusively sintered pads for the past 10 years. If nothing else the consistency over a long run and the longevity are amazing. But organics do have more of a bite when cold. Heck, sintered pads even improve when getting up to temperature.

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TimBud wrote:
MT7 callipers more than any other I’ve dealt with, really need frame and adapter mounts facing… the alignment process is a lot simpler after this. I’ve...

MT7 callipers more than any other I’ve dealt with, really need frame and adapter mounts facing… the alignment process is a lot simpler after this. I’ve almost always just done it with a good hand file but still had great results. Most of the time its just to get rid of paint (looking at you Fox)

FYI you almost always get some brushing initially with Magura’s own pads until after a few rides and solid bedding in.

i was considering doing that since i have the tool at the shop now, although i've killed 3 rotors and countless pads in these 3 years on them on the same bike without having issues, if not skill related at the start, aligning calipers and not having rubbing rotors, although now it's just due to the rotor not being straight

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Managed bike shops for 20+, will never run anything other than Galfer pads and rotors. Made my Guide Ultimates feel like a completely new and moar amazing brake.  Mind blown.  

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 Looks likes Lewis is planning an updated version of their LH ultimate with a different caliper and thumb screw for their lever pivot adjustment.

 

I also found in Vojo mag (french/belgian website) reviews of the Beringer and 612 brakes. Google translate should be decent from french to english but I have translated the tldr of each review.

https://www.vojomag.com/test-freins-beringer-br4ve-de-la-moto-au-velo/

Beringer wanted to create a very specific brake lever feel similar to their Moto brakes with very little dead stroke with an adjustment screw to reduce it even further (possible to hydrolock the brake via this screw). Vojo had some wandering bite point issues during their limited amount of testing. Might be worthwhile to wait for some revision/updates before buying cause they are not cheap.

https://www.vojomag.com/decouverte-612-die-bremse-les-freins-artisanaux/

Felix of 612 benchmarked his brake against the Code RSC and Trickstuff Maxima so the lever feel is relatively similar on the more progressive side of things and Vojo confirmed that feeling. Caliper is massive so people with UHMWPE spokes or other thick spoke like I9 alu spoke might have clearance issues. Vojo testing was very limited in terms of tracks steepness and time so haven't had the chance to fully push them in mid-summer alpine heat and length of tracks but they were pleased with their performance in mellower terrain with 180mm rotor.

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1llumA wrote:
 Looks likes Lewis is planning an updated version of their LH ultimate with a different caliper and thumb screw for their lever pivot adjustment.   I...

 Looks likes Lewis is planning an updated version of their LH ultimate with a different caliper and thumb screw for their lever pivot adjustment.

 

I also found in Vojo mag (french/belgian website) reviews of the Beringer and 612 brakes. Google translate should be decent from french to english but I have translated the tldr of each review.

https://www.vojomag.com/test-freins-beringer-br4ve-de-la-moto-au-velo/

Beringer wanted to create a very specific brake lever feel similar to their Moto brakes with very little dead stroke with an adjustment screw to reduce it even further (possible to hydrolock the brake via this screw). Vojo had some wandering bite point issues during their limited amount of testing. Might be worthwhile to wait for some revision/updates before buying cause they are not cheap.

https://www.vojomag.com/decouverte-612-die-bremse-les-freins-artisanaux/

Felix of 612 benchmarked his brake against the Code RSC and Trickstuff Maxima so the lever feel is relatively similar on the more progressive side of things and Vojo confirmed that feeling. Caliper is massive so people with UHMWPE spokes or other thick spoke like I9 alu spoke might have clearance issues. Vojo testing was very limited in terms of tracks steepness and time so haven't had the chance to fully push them in mid-summer alpine heat and length of tracks but they were pleased with their performance in mellower terrain with 180mm rotor.

So we can pay a grand, for a brake set with 0 information about it on their website, that does what shimano does? ( shitty brake point?) 

Damn a good start

ill have a read about the 612, those are interesting 

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So we can pay a grand, for a brake set with 0 information about it on their website, that does what shimano does? ( shitty brake...

So we can pay a grand, for a brake set with 0 information about it on their website, that does what shimano does? ( shitty brake point?) 

Damn a good start

ill have a read about the 612, those are interesting 

There is a seperate website for the Beringer MTB:

https://www.ride-beringer.com/en/

I think they are mostly courting clients that already have Beringer brakes on their moto and are looking for that same specific brake lever feel on their MTB or E-MTB.

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So we can pay a grand, for a brake set with 0 information about it on their website, that does what shimano does? ( shitty brake...

So we can pay a grand, for a brake set with 0 information about it on their website, that does what shimano does? ( shitty brake point?) 

Damn a good start

ill have a read about the 612, those are interesting 

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There is a seperate website for the Beringer MTB: https://www.ride-beringer.com/en/ I think they are mostly courting clients that already have Beringer brakes on their moto and...

There is a seperate website for the Beringer MTB:

https://www.ride-beringer.com/en/

I think they are mostly courting clients that already have Beringer brakes on their moto and are looking for that same specific brake lever feel on their MTB or E-MTB.

yeah i know their website but it says nothing about the brakes, what's the slave piston or master piston size?

what am i supposed to expect from the brake? proprietary pad shape is enough to not even consider these, but, looks like pistons have magnets, it's not said anywhere ( other than in this review you linked )

so they price themselves close to Trickstuff while being far away in terms of performance... 

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Has anyone run aftermarket rotors with their Hayes Dominion brakes?

I called their tech center, and they recommend sticking with rotors that are 1.95mm (2mm at most) or narrower due to piston retraction.

Vital review got me curious about the Trickstuff Dachle rotors, especially since they're a surprisingly a decent value, but they are 2.05mm wide.

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jalopyj wrote:
Has anyone run aftermarket rotors with their Hayes Dominion brakes? I called their tech center, and they recommend sticking with rotors that are 1.95mm (2mm at...

Has anyone run aftermarket rotors with their Hayes Dominion brakes?

I called their tech center, and they recommend sticking with rotors that are 1.95mm (2mm at most) or narrower due to piston retraction.

Vital review got me curious about the Trickstuff Dachle rotors, especially since they're a surprisingly a decent value, but they are 2.05mm wide.

it's really not a problem, it's basically 2mm. Just put one on the rear with trickstuff pads, let's see

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