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    has anyone used Dura-ace Br-7900 with 11 speed shifters?

    is it possible to use Dura Ace BR7900 brake calipers with 11 speed Campy shifters? has anyone done this?
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    Not sure but why would you want to run 11spd on Dura Ace crank? That would not match your grouppo.
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    I am such an idiot. i meant Dura Ace brake calipers.

    has anyone?
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    I had a set of 105 brakes works well with my Veloce flatbar shifters.
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    The cable pull is different for the BR7900. While I'm sure you could get them to "work", you would be wasting your money as you would not get the level of performance that the calipers are capable of. Why not just buy campy? BR7900's are expensive.

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    I was hoping they will work to their best, but, i understand now about the pull and the mechanics of why it would not work. i spent about 2 hours at the LBS going over with the guys so i would understand first hand.

    I wanted the BR-7900 caliper because i think they are the best in the market. i am and will always be a campy person (my taste, nothing to do with it being better), but, i have to admit that the Dura Ace calipers are just powerful. i rode a bike with the calipers and i could tell the clamping force and stopping power are a little better than my Campy calipers. just a little, but, they are better.

    Maybe if someday if decide to get the DI2. who knows?

    thank you for the feedback.
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    I agree that they are the best performing brake on the market, but only when used with the DA levers. Any other lever and you will be sacrificing performance. Stick with the campy, or go full DA.

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    I run the Mavic brakes with Campy levers - they are phenomenal stoppers and I weigh 180 lbs and like to descend very fast out here in Colorado. I think the Mavic brakes are some of the best I have used and very under-rated (and still fairly light and reasonable priced). I switched both my bikes from Campy brakes to the Mavic brakes a few years ago and definitely noticed both a power and modulation difference that allows me to descend with more confidence (and hence carry more speed).

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    I just ordered a pair of the mavic calipers. i will report back in about a week. that means that my 2009 Campy record calipers might go up for sale next week.
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