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I bought the avid juicy seven and 160mm alligator cirrus rotor (both brand new) but I coudnt have a braking power really good . I went to my street and tested the brakes but I needed to much power on finger to brake the wheel.
What could be happening ?
After that, I cleaned the rotor with soap but I couldnt percept any difference.
Would be better change the rotor to standard Avid 160mm ?
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You do have to burn them in. What I find is several super hard stops and then a good wet ride has them burned in very nicely and one finger braking all the way after that. Since I'm a mechanical brake guy any chance that there is air in the lines and need to be bled?
 

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Don't always assume that there's no air inside when they're brand new. A lot of the time, factory bleeds can suck and that could be the difference. But juanmoretime is right- break them in first, then make your judgement.
 
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