Tallboy 3 - Brake Sizing Options

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Tallboy 3 - Brake Sizing Options
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Posted: May 4, 2018 at 6:54 Quote
Hey all, currently building a '17 Tallboy 29er from the frame up. I believe brakes that come on the bike are 180/160mm. I'm looking to purchase Guide RSC brakes but wondering if I should go 180/180 or will that mess up any brake-bias in the 180/160? What have others done?

Posted: May 17, 2018 at 11:07 Quote
I am running 203 front and back on my 18 TB with no issues. I like more power than I need, especially since I am not a lightweight. lol

Posted: May 18, 2018 at 10:31 Quote
I have Hope Tech 3 E4 on the 2018 SC tallboy 27.5+ with 180F/160R same as on the 2017 SC Bronson and 2017 Ibis Mojo 3. Plenty of brake power for my RDR 185-190#.

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