El Duké Degreaser
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Evanston, Il
Bikes: Ridley Crossbow, Kogswell Porteur
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Brake Suggestions: What should I look for and what do you use
I've been looking at getting some decent cantilever brakes and thought about getting some Paul Neo-Retros (though I don't even have a frame yet) but I don't want to destroy my budget (considering I'd rather spend more on a nice frame). I've heard good things about Avid Shorty 4s, but I'm wondering if I spend an extra $30 for a set (front and rear) then I'll end up with something much better.
What do you think? I'm interested in hearing your experience with all sorts of cantilever brakes (Paul, Cane Creek, Avid, Shimano, Tektro, Oryx etc.).