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    Dumb disc brake question

    I just picked up a bike with disc brakes. I want to get another set of wheels. The current wheels use 6 bolt discs. The set I'm looking at uses centerlock. Aside from how the discs mount to the wheel, is there any difference? I'll get a set of centerlock discs (same diameter as what I have) for the new wheels, so I can just switch them out quickly. I assume this won't be an issue, but I wanted to ask just to make sure before I put down the money for these wheels.

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    I had a similar question not long ago. This may help. http://forums.roadbikereview.com/whe...ty-362443.html

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    Ahh. Thanks. I'll take a look through that thread.

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    Simple answer is they're supposed to be the same. The slightly more detailed answer is you'll almost always have to adjust the caliper in relation to the rotor whenever you swap from one wheel to another unless it's the exact same hub/rotor combination.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cxwrench View Post
    Simple answer is they're supposed to be the same. The slightly more detailed answer is you'll almost always have to adjust the caliper in relation to the rotor whenever you swap from one wheel to another unless it's the exact same hub/rotor combination.

    OR...shim the rotors to match.
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