Originally Posted by YesImLDS
I have a huffy cranbrook cruiser with a regular coaster brake, but I upgraded the front to a 160mm hayes disc brake and it's the only thing I use to stop the bike now. Can stop it from 45mph in no time at all. Only time I ever use the coaster brake is when I am signaling a turn now.
It's good to hear first hand experience from someone with a similar setup. Thank you!
I found a very old page that could be made moot by any advancements and changes by either company, that I think will be an interesting read. Avid and Hayes are two recommendations I have received and now I see this http://www.singletracks.com/blog/mtb...avid-vs-hayes/