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Kev 03-27-03 11:41 PM

Brake Booster
 
I'm curious would these help the breaking on a cyclocross bike with cantilever brakes?

BikerRyan 03-28-03 07:05 PM

A brake booster really just reinforces the frame when the brake arms try to push it outward when the brake is applied. Unless your frame is experiencing a lot of flex which could rob some of the brake power then you are probably not going to notice a big difference. There is a reason why these devices never caught on in the really mainstream cycling scene. If you want more power then get v brakes and use some travel agents to make them work with your road levers.

-Ryan

Kev 03-30-03 12:02 PM

Never noticed any flex, I was just curious.


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