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Old 03-16-09, 09:09 PM   #1
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Kilo TT Brakes

I just bought the Kilo TT about a week ago, and I was wondering what brake I should get for it. I've think I want the tektro, but even then I don't know what type of tektro brake. I was just wondering if I could have a little help picking out the model and all that.

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http://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_S...ls&ProdID=1085

This is what I got, looks good. More stopping power than I will ever need
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http://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_S...ls&ProdID=1085

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http://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_S...ils&ProdID=482
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Will all of these for sure fit on a kilo tt?
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Also,
I am trying to buy off of amazon. so would this work?
http://www.amazon.com/Tektro-Caliper...7260333&sr=8-3
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That is why we told you to get them
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The one you said is different from the one I asked about
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The one you said is different from the one I asked about
What? You asked which one to get. I told you which one would work for sure, end of story

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but even then I don't know what type of tektro brake
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Also,
I am trying to buy off of amazon. so would this work?
http://www.amazon.com/Tektro-Caliper...7260333&sr=8-3
yes it should work but you're better off getting the bikeisland ones already posted. By the time you pay for shipping on this one caliper and buy a cable housing and cable, plus a lever you would have paid way more then the whole kit already posted that told you 100% would definitely work AND its priced with free shipping!
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the 7 series tektro should be a better brake than the bikeisland 3 series tektro. having used the tektro r310, i would actually try ebay for a used set of 105s or ultegras.
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the 7 series tektro should be a better brake than the bikeisland 3 series tektro. having used the tektro r310, i would actually try ebay for a used set of 105s or ultegras.
based on what? I have both, the 3 series that came with my kilo TT Pro which is the kit on sale from bikeisland, and the 7 series on my Road bike and they do the same job just as efficiently and safely. Brakes differ in weights and if they come with replaceable pad cartridges, at least with tektro it does. 105 brakes don't clamp any better than the tektros either, they just come with better brake pads.

Any Tektro brake + Kool-stop pads=Better braking than any high end shimano counterpart.
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brake is not tarck











The bikeisland kit works great.
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