Old 04-23-16, 12:11 PM
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Originally Posted by badger1 View Post
Yes, you are guessing. I've had these on my bike since April 2011, using standard v-brake levers (Avid SD7). They replaced stock Tektro mini-vs.

I ride about 7000kms/year (three seasons) -- a mix of road (including stop/start in traffic), MUP, and non-technical off-road. They have never once 'grabbed'. They are powerful, smooth, and easy to modulate. I'd say that qualifies as "perfectly well."
OK, but you left out a vital piece of information: You replaced mini-V with mini-V, of course they are fine!

I would not advise the OP to replace their regular V-brakes with mini-Vs, unless their brake levers can be set up for different pulls (many can).
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