Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Texas Hill Country
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Originally Posted by ridingfixed
Who else hates front brakes, I don't like them cause I always end up accidentally slamming on it in an emergency and get myself more hurt than just riding through it?
Some people like them though.
If anyone has seen premium rush they know that front brakes are death.
I assume this is tongue-in-cheek.
70% of your potential braking power, if F&R are mounted comes from the front.
Much more if a FG only sports the Fr.
Attempting "just ride through" a suddenly stopped pickup truck may not end so well.
'74 Raleigh International - '77 Trek TX900FG - '92 Vitus 979 - '10 Merckx EMX-3- '11 Soma Stanyan