Old 12-17-18, 10:58 AM
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Phil_gretz
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Originally Posted by mtb_addict View Post
I disagree some here. My personal experience with a budget Bikesdirect bike show even after replacing the single pivot caliper with a high quality Tektro brake pad, the stopping power only goes up slightly.

Then, I replaced the caliper with a dual pivot Tektro caliper and used Tektro brake pads, and the stopping power went up exponently like throwing me over the handlebar.
Doesn't the bike in question have dual pivot calipers?
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