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08-02-20, 05:05 PM
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Posted By BlazingPedals

I'm going to be another voice telling you it's OK...

I'm going to be another voice telling you it's OK to be mis-matched. The braking capability is different between wheels anyway. I have three bikes that have one wheel with a disc brake and the other...
08-02-20, 08:35 AM
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Posted By DorkDisk

MTBs in general have used mismatched brakes over...

MTBs in general have used mismatched brakes over time; starting with U/Rollercam rear + canti front, to V rear + front disc, to the current meta of running a smaller rear rotor, and even flat mount...
08-02-20, 07:44 AM
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Posted By njkayaker

I suspect the optimization process tends towards...

I suspect the optimization process tends towards front and rear brake that are almost the same but not too strong.

If you make the rear "more effective", people will want the front to be the same....
08-02-20, 04:56 AM
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Posted By livedarklions

I think your braking habits would very quickly...

I think your braking habits would very quickly adapt to it, I find the braking characteristics vary a lot from bike to bike, and after about a couple test stops, I'm all set. A front and back...
08-02-20, 04:29 AM
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Views: 1,278
Posted By njkayaker

The question seems to be whether the brakes...

The question seems to be whether the brakes should be the same model.

The answer is obviously no.

Front and rear braking is inherently "mismatched" functionally. You use them differently. They...
08-01-20, 07:33 PM
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Posted By cyccommute

I have mixed disc and linear brakes on a bike...

I have mixed disc and linear brakes on a bike (see below) but those both pull similarly.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49271138321_13a2dc42dd_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2i4VsQR)Untitled...
08-01-20, 06:57 PM
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Posted By Bigbus

I guess I don't understand what you're trying to...

I guess I don't understand what you're trying to say about "feel the same at the lever". I have cable disk brakes and simply adjust them so they feel the same front and rear. Align the pads and set...
08-01-20, 05:08 PM
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Views: 1,278
Posted By shelbyfv

I had Spyres front and rear and found them to be...

I had Spyres front and rear and found them to be excellent. I don't know if the HY/RD has the adjustability of the Spyre to avoid rotor rub, FWIW.
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