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08-26-18, 03:03 PM
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Posted By Maelochs

Without BF to tel people the proper way to ride...

Without BF to tel people the proper way to ride the proper equipment while wearing the proper clothing and waving the proper amount ... what a terrible world this would be.
08-25-18, 05:47 PM
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Posted By Maelochs

I think you missed the name on the upper left, an...

I think you missed the name on the upper left, an ancient Indian words which translates, loosely, to "notaseriousposter."
08-25-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 10,407
Posted By Maelochs

Whereas, blowing a hydro line and having to...

Whereas, blowing a hydro line and having to reconnect the other brake is a common experience? :D This whole thread is silly. We all know the many braking systems and we all know they all work. Some...
08-25-18, 02:47 PM
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Views: 10,407
Posted By Maelochs

Unfortunately, a bike with discs will have a fork...

Unfortunately, a bike with discs will have a fork and chain stays with holes for mounting discs--- and likely no hole in the fork for rim brakes, and no brake-bridge in the back. So ... no go.
08-25-18, 02:38 PM
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Posted By Maelochs

if the brakes get so overheated they boil the...

if the brakes get so overheated they boil the fluid and blow a gasket, i don't think warping the discs would be impossible ... or important, because you'd already be careening down a mountain with...
08-24-18, 07:41 PM
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Posted By Maelochs

defending them to all the people who are...

defending them to all the people who are closed-minded. :)
08-23-18, 12:28 PM
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Posted By Maelochs

It is simply unnatural. It violates every law of...

It is simply unnatural. It violates every law of the universe. You must choose one to love and defend, and you must hate and revile the other.
08-22-18, 03:46 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 10,407
Posted By Maelochs

On cars, getting carbon rotors up to operating...

On cars, getting carbon rotors up to operating temps is a real challenge.
08-22-18, 02:54 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 10,407
Posted By Maelochs

No! No! Screwdrivers are Always better than Allen...

No! No! Screwdrivers are Always better than Allen wrenches!

Not a perfect analogy ... but there are different applications where different systems are superior and otehrs where they are not.

I...
08-22-18, 10:03 AM
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Views: 10,407
Posted By Maelochs

You win. :)

You win. :)
08-22-18, 09:52 AM
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Views: 10,407
Posted By Maelochs

My Honda can crush your motorcycle and has drum...

My Honda can crush your motorcycle and has drum brakes in the back. Maybe we should all have Honda Civics.
Yeah, so ... what's your point?
08-21-18, 09:05 AM
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Views: 10,407
Posted By Maelochs

LOL, I just remembered my 2004 Civic has drum...

LOL, I just remembered my 2004 Civic has drum brakes in the rear ... and a 5-speed stick.

But hey ... they don't use rim brakes on helicopters, so that proves .... well ....

Disc brakes offer...
08-21-18, 04:36 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 10,407
Posted By Maelochs

People have not all figured out how to undo the...

People have not all figured out how to undo the quick release on their brakes and are trying to jam a fully inflated tire between pads which are a millimeter off the rim.
08-20-18, 03:59 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 10,407
Posted By Maelochs

Who has time to live in the future unless he is...

Who has time to live in the future unless he is not fully living in the present---in which case he is wasting both times.
08-19-18, 10:38 PM
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Views: 10,407
Posted By Maelochs

Justice is served. :)

Justice is served. :)
08-19-18, 09:37 AM
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Views: 10,407
Posted By Maelochs

Just the other day i saw on the news where a disc...

Just the other day i saw on the news where a disc attacked and killed a mother and an infant in a stroller ... diced them into tiny pieces ... but the disc tried to escape on a bike with rim brakes,...
08-18-18, 07:20 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 10,407
Posted By Maelochs

Well ... i think we have made it clear to the OP...

Well ... i think we have made it clear to the OP that no matter what he chooses ... someone here is going to tell him he's doing it wrong.
08-18-18, 08:33 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 10,407
Posted By Maelochs

I have actually seen this happen on TV in races...

I have actually seen this happen on TV in races ..... but only I think twice in a few decades. On the other hand, I can't open my newspaper each morning with seeing two or three stories about disc...
08-18-18, 08:30 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 10,407
Posted By Maelochs

Dude .... if you couldn't see the sarcasm...

Dude .... if you couldn't see the sarcasm dripping off this post, you are too old for a bike and belong on a recumbent. :D
08-18-18, 02:53 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 10,407
Posted By Maelochs

heavier, more complicated to install and...

heavier, more complicated to install and maintain, provide no real improvement in stopping ability in most situations. Not better.

Different.

I have hydro discs, mech discs, and goo and less...
08-17-18, 03:17 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 10,407
Posted By Maelochs

A lot less acrimonious than I would have...

A lot less acrimonious than I would have expected. Considering how many times the material has been rehashed, I expected the ugliness to come out quickly. So far, everyone has been keeping things...
08-17-18, 12:30 PM
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Views: 10,407
Posted By Maelochs

Define "better." On second thought ... ...

Define "better."

On second thought ... don't bother.
08-14-18, 02:15 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 10,407
Posted By Maelochs

In othr words you can push past the tires'...

In othr words you can push past the tires' rolling friction limit with about a third more easily? :)
08-13-18, 09:17 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 10,407
Posted By Maelochs

No, discs or not will not make much difference in...

No, discs or not will not make much difference in your enjoyment of the bikes.
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