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Originally Posted by Coluber42 View Post
Braking for 50 meters, even if you do it every day, is not going even wear your pads that much. We're talking 50 meters, right?
Boy, I'm embarrased. Guess the speed affected my memory of the distance. I checked Google Maps and its actually 200m. On a sidewalk.

Thanks guys for your help. Quick question - is it better in terms of control and stability to tap and let go on the brakes, or just keep them on the whole time while going downhill? Keeping them on to slow down feels more natural but some people mentioned the "press and let go" method as well.
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