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Old 2018-01-02, 06:52 PM   #19
jtrops
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Join Date: May 2008
Location: Longmont, Colorado
Age: 50
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Originally Posted by JSorbet View Post
I'm willing to take the chance. Seems other folks have had positive experiences with a v-brake over the long haul. Given that it's such a simple and inexpensive option, I hardly have anything to lose for trying.
I'm currently running a U-Brake on my 32. It mounts on the same studs for V-Brakes on a 36 inch frame.

The disc is nice because it is very progressive in the way it grabs, a rim brake can be a bit too much; however, it has a lot of tuning/detuning that discs don't have. Maggies are the only brake that I have which I don't really like. They are either on or off, and not much room for detuning (without mismatching levers/calipers).
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