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PostPosted: Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:34 pm 
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I'm in process of converting my 27.5" Asylum Cycles Hank klunker from coaster brake to disc. The coaster was fun for skidioting, but it failed, and, well, that's that. New wheel is a freewheel of course, and to start, I'm just doing the rear and am not gonna run a front brake. Looking to put a 160mm rotor on it (frame has IS disc mount tabs).

I'm not in the loop when it comes to low-cost (but effective) disc brakes. Over the years, I've moved up from Avid's to XTR to Hope on my MTB's. Love love my Hopes, but this is not a "budget be damned" situation.

Any recommendations for a low cost and good brake deal for the rear wheel? Note: anything with "Avid" in the name, ironically, will not be considered. Thanks for any pointers.

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looks like SLX is the simple solution. Just need to double check the handle bar size to see if compatible with SLX lever.

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SLX or XT depending on what you can find at lowest price. XT can often be similarly priced to SLX.


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Note: anything with "Avid" in the name, ironically, will not be considered. Thanks for any pointers.


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+ whatever # on SLX. Check Jenson out

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Note: anything with "Avid" in the name, ironically, will not be considered. Thanks for any pointers.


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+ whatever # on SLX. Check Jenson out

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