Still riding with my original Elixirs on my 2011 X29-1.
Can't complain too much with they way they stop. However , they do squeal like a banshee whenever they come anywhere near water. I have come to refer to it as my "early warning system", to let those behind me know that I am getting on the brakes.
Funny thing is, it saved me from having a mate crash into the back of my bike last week when I picked up a decent stick that jammed into the drivetain, forcing me to stop quickly on a flat, flowing section of track - for what appeared to him to be NO reason. He didn't see the stick jammed into my cranks; just heard the brake siren and knew I was hard on the anchors.
With regards to new stoppers, Plan B is already organised. I have a new set of Shimano XT's, complete with new Ice Tech rotors waiting in a box, ready to be fitted. Since the Elixirs are currently still stopping ok, thought I would wait until Winter is done and over here in Australia and fit them to the bike in Spring. Something to look forward to.
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