I need to purchase some pads for these brakes and am leaning towards 2 sets of EBC Red pads;
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So I have gone through the process of bleeding my Hope X2's (as per the hope video), and the front seems fine, but the rear just keeps putting out more bubbles. I have gone through quite a bit of oil, and before I buy another bottle of oil (using the Avid 5.1 bottle, smaller than the Hope "Kit" Bot ... Read More »
That's it really.
I have 180s up front and 160s rear. The literature I have seen talks about 183 rotors.
Will I need to replace the front rotor, or does the 180 work? If anyone can help it appreciated.
These are going on a Kona Kahuna that has a Manitou Tower Pro up front.
I just want to ... Read More »
I have never had a problem using avid rotors and adaptors with Shimano, Magura, etc on my bikes - about to pull the trigger on some Hopes and while I will eventually get the correct rotors and stuff, just wanted to make sure I can roll with what I have for the time being if needed.
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So I'm planning on upgrading my brakes and am leaning towards these three choices. I ride trail and some DH and these will be going on my TransAM. People who have used the hope techs, are the X2s powerful enough for moderate DH? or would the M4s be better? I've also read a lot of good reviews about ... Read More »