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02-10-23, 10:53 AM
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Posted By tomato coupe

You're generally more capable of fine motor...

You're generally more capable of fine motor control when you're not having to supply a larger overall force, which is one reason why modulation of disc brakes can be better.
02-10-23, 12:48 AM
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Posted By tomato coupe

I think a large majority of cyclists that have...

I think a large majority of cyclists that have used hydraulic disc brakes will say they have really good modulation.
02-09-23, 01:53 PM
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Views: 8,238
Posted By tomato coupe

Of course you don't.

Of course you don't.
02-09-23, 01:44 PM
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Posted By tomato coupe

I don't really care what you say, but you look...

I don't really care what you say, but you look pretty foolish trying to claim you didn't deride something when you quote the post where you actually did deride it.
02-09-23, 01:33 PM
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Posted By tomato coupe

That's pretty much the definition of...

That's pretty much the definition of "deride":
02-09-23, 12:01 PM
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Posted By tomato coupe

It sounds like hydraulic disc brakes aren't for...

It sounds like hydraulic disc brakes aren't for you. Maybe hydraulic brake fans find them tolerable because they have more manual dexterity?
02-09-23, 11:23 AM
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Posted By tomato coupe

I heard the head of Shimano was "dissuaded" from...

I heard the head of Shimano was "dissuaded" from putting SRAM on his personal bike when he read that SRAM brakes use DOT fluid.
02-08-23, 01:43 PM
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Posted By tomato coupe

I was the same way with Brussels sprouts. Then,...

I was the same way with Brussels sprouts. Then, I tried them ...
02-08-23, 01:31 PM
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Posted By tomato coupe

We're all very sad about that. Oh well.

We're all very sad about that. Oh well.
01-31-23, 04:42 PM
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Views: 8,238
Posted By tomato coupe

Not relevant to my comment.

Not relevant to my comment.
01-31-23, 12:08 PM
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Views: 8,238
Posted By tomato coupe

Anyone can read the thread and see that you...

Anyone can read the thread and see that you introduced "nightmare scenario" and "death trap" when referring to cable-actuated disc brakes. The hyperbole is on you, dude.
01-30-23, 05:48 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 8,238
Posted By tomato coupe

He did not refer to frozen brakes as a "nightmare...

He did not refer to frozen brakes as a "nightmare scenario" -- that's all on you. In fact, he called you out on it.
01-30-23, 01:55 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 8,238
Posted By tomato coupe

You've made that claim before, and it's total BS,...

You've made that claim before, and it's total BS, as evidenced in this previous exchange:
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You completely misrepresented what he posted.
01-29-23, 01:41 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 8,238
Posted By tomato coupe

A lot of them are electro-mechanical now.

A lot of them are electro-mechanical now.
01-25-23, 02:25 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 8,238
Posted By tomato coupe

That's why bikes have two brakes -- if one fails,...

That's why bikes have two brakes -- if one fails, you still have the second.
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