I am currently running XT disc brakes with a 185 rotor. I'm going to switch to Avid Elixers and I'm wondering if the adaptor that is working with the XT's will also work with the Avids. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
They've always made too much noise and the power fades badly when they get heated up. Recently, the noise has gotten worse. I bled them, replaced the pads and even swapped a rotor but nothing helps. I think one of the pistons is sticky but not sure. Anyway, I've had much better luck with Avids in the past so I'm going to give them a try again. Not sure exactly what model XT, I'd have to look.
They will put the caliper in the same spot, just check for clearance between the caliper and adapter. You might have to hit it with the dremmel a little bit. I have never had a problem with Shimano adapters with Avid calipers but had clearance issues when using Avid adapters with Shimano calipers. But like I said nothing a little filing didn't take care of.
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