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Reach is the distance from the brake bolt to the wheel rim.
brakes are stated as the range of reach, if the reach on your frame to rim measurement.
falls in the middle of that range you get that one.
then its all brand preferences , many used a center-pull back then, they're OK.
Side-pull dual pivot is the new design, they're good too.
Last edited by fietsbob; 10-13-10 at 02:17 PM.