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Old 09-20-13, 03:14 PM
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Originally Posted by floridamtb View Post
You crap on rim brakes, maybe you should ask where the guy lives. Here in South Florida there is absolutely NO USE for disc brakes as nothing you would ride around here would need that much stopping power. I've been riding 20+ years in Northern California, Western Virginia and South Florida and I've never had an issue stopping with rim brakes.
How is stating that it has rim brakes crapping on them? All he was pointing out is if it's a one year old bike, it probably wouldn't have rim brakes unless it was a Trek 820 or 3500. It's a valid point. I didn't read anything about rim brakes being inadequate.
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