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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 10-05-08, 02:23 PM   #1
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Which Brake Setup?

Building up my Fixed and am removing the rear brake and Found this on Ebay:


Fits my theme but is the same brakes I currently have, which work, just not super great.

Then I found this at Nashbar


was thinking of using this lever:


Is the cheapy nashbar brake going to perform any better?

Thanks,

CJ
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Old 10-05-08, 02:28 PM   #2
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the nashbar brake will preform much better than that janky anodized single pivot brake. The gold one looks super cheap and the arms will probably flex pretty hard under pressure.
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Old 10-05-08, 11:14 PM   #3
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i think the vegas langster has gold brakes. you could look into that.
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+1 on the Nashbar brake as far as function goes.
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