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Nice dude, ive always wondered how well they work, and how much it wouls affect braking performance. I saw some pics of pros running them at crankworks so im sure it works fairly well
 

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they make your brakes feel like mush. we bled one at the shop and i would just opt for a longer hose.
 

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You have to have enough steerer left in order to run this of course...

And what's the point of running a hydraulic gyro if you still have housing and cable running to the rear for your derailleur? I suppose you can mount the shifter to the frame or the seat.
 

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XSL_WiLL said:
You have to have enough steerer left in order to run this of course...

And what's the point of running a hydraulic gyro if you still have housing and cable running to the rear for your derailleur? I suppose you can mount the shifter to the frame or the seat.
Dude you dont even know... I got so stoked about this little piece that i completly forgot that i run gears!!!

So now i have a gyro with no real use....

How exactly could i mount the shifter to the seat post or frame? would it be usable?
 

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Yeah i have one of those. Mine froze; never heard that from anyone, perhaps a defect? But it doesn't ruin brake feel, once it seals, mine did, it is very consistent. however when mine started freezing, it acted like a steering damper under squeeze:eek: back at shop, waiting for some reply from shop.

However atomlab sent me some nice braided steel lines with it, so i dont think it could possibly feel mushy. id say yeah good move, such a pain in the a s s to think about the number of turns the bars have gone through.
 

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Longer hose is simpler and lighter.

Mounting with clamps is fine. Or if it has a removeable clamp (x9, xtr, etc) you can have a clamp machined to fit seat rails, or seat post, or frame.

I've also seen them mounted to a bracket that bolts onto water bottle cage bolts.

Or you could use the stock clamp by clamping it to a sawed off piece of handlebar. You can cut a notch out of the ends to run clamps through them. You could drill it to bolt to the bottle cage bolts.
 

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Man if u spin bars more than twice in a run, go gyro. if not, go long hose. I actually compete in slopestyle comps and the only two guys who roll hydro gyros are McCaul and Semenuk... everyone else rolls longs ass hoses.
Agreed! You can get 4-5 full spins out of a long cable. Both Cam and Brandon run frame mounted shifters too. Learning to barspin both ways will also prevent this from being an issue. I know most guys will prewrap their bike before a run and plan their run out so they have prewrap enough or have a jump to unwrap them with an opposite barspin.

Regarding the Atomlab Hydro Giro, I have not seen a satisfied rider with one. Fogels broke, Micah's broke, everyone I have seen has broken. Tr!xxer is the way to go if you really need a hydrogyro
 

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Shifting, unlimited bar-spinning, hydro discs.

I'm too new to post a link but....

I have my own dual hydro setup with a gyro and a Hammerschmidt with the shifter mounted under my seat. The brakes definitely don't feel like mush and I'm pulling 2 calipers with one master cylinder!

If you want to see it, I am "Bobby" from Cleveland on "League of bike polo dot com".
 

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I'm too new to post a link but....

I have my own dual hydro setup with a gyro and a Hammerschmidt with the shifter mounted under my seat. The brakes definitely don't feel like mush and I'm pulling 2 calipers with one master cylinder!

If you want to see it, I am "Bobby" from Cleveland on "League of bike polo dot com".
Lol this post is 2 years old..
 
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