HOT: Active* forum members generally gain 5% discount at starbike.com store!
Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Articles FAQ Contact About




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2013 3:24 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Nov 06, 2008 2:19 pm
Posts: 68
Location: Austin, Texas
Has anyone used 2nd Generation EE Brakes with Dura Ace 9000 levers? How well do the leverage ratios work together?


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Tue Nov 19, 2013 3:24 pm 


Top
  
 
PostPosted: Sat Nov 23, 2013 4:44 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Apr 04, 2008 2:49 am
Posts: 1205
While I had a pair of 2nd-gen EE brakes, I didn't try them with Dura-Ace 9000. From what I'm aware of, the pull ratio of the latest Dura-Ace mainly differs for the shifting and the braking is improved because of the calipers and not brake cable pull. A friend who showed me the BR-9000 caliper for the first time last year nearly crushed my thumb with it. Its power improvement is definitely in the brake geometry. In contrast, EE brake modulation is dead linear and more sensitive to lever pull.

EE brakes were redesigned from the originals to be better compatible with wider rims as well as Dura-Ace 7900 levers. Since 7900 and 9000 calipers are interchangeable, any EE brakes 2nd-gen or later will also work fine with the newest Dura-Ace. :thumbup:

_________________
RideWert.com
Wert Cycling on Facebook


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Jaroslaw, kolarzyk, LionelB, Majestic-12 [Bot], MSNbot Media, Oswald, tnc1970 and 30 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Dura Ace 9000 changes to 9001

[ Go to page: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ]

in Road

NYCPrynne

65

14744

Fri Mar 14, 2014 5:58 pm

Grill View the latest post

This topic is locked, you cannot edit posts or make further replies. Dura Ace 9000 compatibility

in Road

insightt47

2

1491

Thu May 16, 2013 5:47 am

insightt47 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. DURA ACE 9000 OR ROTOR

in Road

treetrees

10

1848

Tue Dec 10, 2013 11:10 am

maquisard View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. dura ace 9000 skewers issue

in Road

432r

14

1961

Thu Jan 09, 2014 4:31 am

Causidicus View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Installation guide - dura ace 9000

in Road

lighty1

3

1762

Wed Jul 10, 2013 3:55 pm

boots2000 View the latest post


It is currently Wed Apr 16, 2014 8:55 am

All times are UTC + 1 hour




Advertising   –  FAQ   –  Contact   –  Convert   –  About

© Weight Weenies 2000-2013
hosted by starbike.com


How to get rid of these ads? Just register!


Powered by phpBB