Old 04-23-16, 09:43 AM
  #18  
dr_lha
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Central PA
Posts: 4,813

Bikes: 2016 Black Mountain Cycles Monster Cross v5, 2015 Ritchey Road Logic, 1998 Specialized Rockhopper, 2017 Raleigh Grand Prix

Mentioned: 11 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 355 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by badger1 View Post
Got it. Two solutions:

1. Leave tire partially deflated -- the irritating option!
2. If you otherwise love the bike and plan to keep it a good while, get a set of these and throw 'em on: TRP

I chose #2 . Best single investment I made in my bike when upspeccing it to my tastes. Brakes use road pads/holders, so they clear the fork blades and flop open when released. They work perfectly well with normal v-brake levers.
They're designed to work with STI shifters. Define "perfectly well"? Mini-V and V-brakes are not considered to be compatible. I'm guessing they're pretty grabby.
dr_lha is offline