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I was wondering whether it would be worthwhile to stick to a standard rotor size for disks both front and back or have a bigger rotor in the front than the back ie, 6" in back, 8" in front? I am asking this so that a bigger rotor is going to give me more stopping power or is that unnecessary?
 

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Yes, the bigger rotor on the front will give you more stopping power with less effort and is will have less fade (runs cooler) on long descents. The reason the run a smaller rotor on the rear is it can be easier to control - less grabby.

A 185 mm front and 160 rear is a good combo.
 
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