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I've decided to get Magura brakes.

I want to know what besides price and weight, is the difference between Marta's with 180mm rotors and Louise FR with 180mm rotors. Anything?

I'm not even sure I need 180mm rotors, but I'm thinking about it at least for the front. I'm planning on getting a Speedhub, so I think I have to use 160mm in the back.

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I have both sets of brakes with 180/160 rotors. I was expecting the Martas to be much less powerful. I think the difference is very minimal. Even though the levers look identical, I also like the feel of the Martas better.

I am kinda thinking of selling my Loise FR's and picking up another set of Martas. I like the feel of them better.
 

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Weight, price and the Louise are a bit more "beefy". Larger resevoir with more fluid for less fade, larger pistons for more positive pad pressure, more mass/surface area on the rotor for better heat dissipation, etc... From my experience and everything I've read, there are fewer problems with the Louise.
 
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