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12/12/2010 5:21 PM

Good joke, huh?

Anyway, I need new brakes. Are Fly brakes honestly that much better than cheaper ones, like Odyssey? And opinions on all these brakes and how they compare with others.

Demo Vulcan
éclat Unit
Fly Bikes Clasico
Odyssey Evo 2
Proper Magna

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12/12/2010 5:24 PM
Edited Date/Time: 12/12/2010 5:25 PM

Any brakes are good if you can dial them in. I rode Evo II's and once they were dialed in, they are fucking amazing!

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12/12/2010 5:25 PM

i loved my evo 2's

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12/12/2010 5:26 PM

Brakes are fucking expensive.
Odyssey is great and cheap, that's what i'll be buying.

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12/12/2010 5:26 PM

I third the evo motion.

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12/12/2010 5:42 PM

I fourth the evo notion. Even tho I only ran em for a week.

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12/12/2010 5:55 PM

Woah. I might have my choice. But do the bearing in the Demos make them smoother? And does the 7075 of the Proper make them stiffer?

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12/12/2010 5:59 PM

http://www.empirebmx.com/store/comersus_viewItem.asp?idProduct=6181


fly's for like 50. says they work with seatstay mounts to so you can just paint them if the color bothers you
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12/12/2010 6:02 PM

honestly evos are better, i have evos and they are so easy to install and maintain. my friend had flys and theyre just a bitch

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12/12/2010 6:27 PM

LorenzoGallegos wrote:

i loved my evo 2's

me too. they were beast. back when i rode brakes

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12/13/2010 2:25 PM

Bump.

Any opinions any anything other than the Evo 2s?

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12/13/2010 2:27 PM

im getting evos for chistmas. and i lookes like i made a good choice.

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12/13/2010 2:30 PM

shamu121 wrote:

honestly evos are better, i have evos and they are so easy to install and maintain. my friend had flys and theyre just a bitch

My flys are simple. Nothing more to set up than any other set of brakes.

I like flys. Ultimately your goal is to stop, so any of your choices should be fine.

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12/13/2010 2:32 PM

my mate had proper ones, they weren't hard to dial and they we're like sex. if your into brakes LOL but i hate them.!

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12/13/2010 2:34 PM

I run the proper magnalite brake and its really good and powerful, plus clear pads are standard and they just work the best! I know eclat brakes are good too! and fly brakes are sweet too!

Honestly any of those could feel shit if you set em up wrong, but if you set them up right they could feel amazing!

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12/13/2010 2:35 PM
Edited Date/Time: 12/13/2010 2:36 PM

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12/13/2010 4:12 PM

eclat

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