Avid Juicy 7

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September 6, 2014
 
Pros: Very nice modulation Great stopping power

Cons: Tricky set up can produce ear-piercing squeal

Recommendation: I'd definitely buy these again and whenever I can find a deal on them. Would recommend to all, as long as patience is given when setting up with new pads.

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December 14, 2012
 
Model/Year: Juicy 7 2008

Pros: - Great stopping power and modulation
- Pad contact adjustment
- Split clamp design
- Cheap

Cons: - Bleed process can be a pain
- Weight
- Not top loading pads

Recommendation: For the price you can't beat Juicy 7's. Even still these are my go to brakes for new builds. Avid just doesn't make them like they used to!

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July 22, 2011
 
Pros: Bleeding these brakes with the Avid Bleed Kit makes this process so easy anyone can do it.

Cons: Replacing pads can be pain if the piston gets stuck out.

Recommendation: I replace my hayses hydrolics to these and I've really been happy with the results. Yeah, there are times when the rotors will squell a lot but hey that just lets the deer know that I'm coming their way.

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November 30, 2010
 
Pros: I love hydraulic brakes and these juicy 7's work great,once adjusted and set they just keep on working...

Recommendation: These brakes are awsome,price is really good for these awsome performing brake set,would reccomend these to anyone....

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March 30, 2010
 
Pros: Easy to adjust. Modulate very well when taken the time to set them up right. More then enough strength, without over kill.

Cons: Nothing so far.

Recommendation: I really do love these brakes. They work really well for any dispaline of mtbing.

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June 13, 2009
 
Pros: Adjustable reach and pad contact dial make personal setup a breeze.

Cons: Noisey at times

Recommendation: I run a 185 rotor front and rear on my trail bike and the stopping power with one finger is outstanding.

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September 15, 2008
 
Pros: Great feel, good power once aligned work great there are many pad choices for them

Cons: brake hoses are a bit thin and kink easy

Recommendation: recommend for most riders if you want light purchase Ti bolts

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September 15, 2008
 
Pros: Good all around brake system! Great stopping strength!

Cons: Toooo much sqealing from these brakes.

Recommendation: Also try Hayes

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August 31, 2008
 
Pros: Good all-around brake system. Not quite the lightest, most adjustable, or most powerful, but possibly the best combination of all three.

Cons: Still can't eliminate all the squealing.

Recommendation: This may be the best brake (that won't break the bank) for the all-around rider. I replaced my worn out Hayes El Caminos with these. They aren't quite as light and don't have the adjustability of the El Caminos, but they are more reliable/trouble free. The tradeoffs have been worth it.

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October 7, 2007
 
Pros: Good modulation, good stopping power, easy alignment.

Cons: Hmmm, my brakes take bouts of squealing every now and then, and yes I`ve tried just about everything imaginable to get them to stop.

Recommendation: Even with the occasional squealing, I wouldn`t hesitate to buy these brakes again.

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Avid Juicy 7 4.33 out of 5 based on 11 ratings. 11 user reviews.