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    Front brake for Surly Steamroller with Velocity deep V's

    I had to grind down the rubber padding on my current (front)brake to fit around my fat Resist Nomad tires. I recently purchased some Schwalbe Durangos because the nomads are still rubbing against the brake pads and now they are starting to strip. I was wondering if any of you have good suggestions as to what brake would fit around the durangos on my steamroller frame. I live in a downtown area with a lot of cobblestone so that is why I need fat tires if you were wondering. Thanks!

    Frame: Surly Steamroller 2012
    Wheels: Velocity deep V
    Tires: Schwalbe Durango K 700 X 25c
    Handlebar: Nitto Mustache(if it applies)

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    Oxnard, CA
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    '08 Fuji Roubaix RC; '07 Schwinn Le Tour GS; '92 Diamond Back Ascent EX
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    Picture? I'm trying to figure out what rubber padding you are grinding down. Are you grinding down the brake pad?

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