mnt bike laws of physics
Well I was putting my new (to me) Superfly together today and one of the things that needed to be done was to bleed my front Marta brake. While I was at it I may as well shorten the hose to fit the bike. I cut the hose and put the insert in....wait a minute!!! the insert went in a lot easier than the last time I did it....OH OH! I thought I had a Magura insert and olive, but what I had was a Hope insert and olive. The last thing you want to do is to have your brakes start squirting oil all over the place when you are bombimg down a steep hill, but I went ahead and put it together with the Hope stuff "hoping" it would be alright. The squeeze test worked and riding around outside it was fine also. I new that waiting to get those parts from the bike shop would take a while...should I risk it lasting or should I go down and order the right parts? Does anyone know if the 2 are compatable? It seems to be working alright so far and I have pulled the lever as hard as I would ever on the trails and it is still working great.