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Old 09-17-02, 07:36 AM   #1
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Kona Nunu

I am considering buying a Kona Nunu. The 2003 model comes with mechanical disk brakes. The dealer still has a 2002 model with v-Brakes. what would you guys choose V-Brakes or basic mechanical disks. I have never tried disks and do not know what to expect. I cannot try it as they still have not arrived. And what do you think about the bike in general??
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Old 09-17-02, 09:28 AM   #2
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Hi David and welcome to the forums

a mate of mine had a Kona Nu Nu from 2000, and he loved it to bits, (same frameset as the much loved Cinder Cone).

I can't really speak for mechanical disks as I haven't used them, but if you're more weight concerned, then V brakes would be the lighter option.

If I were you, I'd wait till the new bike comes out, and try them both...you might find out you love disks.

Let us know how you get on

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p.s. whereabouts in Malta are you? My wifes Mum comes from Silema.
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There was a lengthy mechanical disk brake discussion in this thread you may want to take a look at.
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Old 09-18-02, 01:18 AM   #4
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Thanks for the info guys.

Hi Rich, I am from Naxxar, quite close to Sliema (well actually nowhere is far in Malta!!)

Thanks again, probably I will wit for the new Kona and decide then.
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i would wait for the 03 model to come out and if you dont like the disk brakes then you can probally get a discount on the 02 model with v-brakes. i have hayes hydro disk brakes and love them. i don't think i will go back to v's
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