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Old 05-12-2017, 02:22 PM
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Originally Posted by iamthewalrus View Post
I didn't realize the 35xi came with different brakes than the 28xi. I bought the 35xi for the traditional shift lever and the extra power, and this is a pleasant surprise!
That' because a 35i is a few hundred pounds heavier. So it needs bigger brakes to stop. Bigger brakes = more unsprung weight. That usually affects handling negatively.
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