Old 01-07-19, 08:32 PM
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Alcanbrad
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We have a Co-Mo Carrera with TRP Spyres and a Primera co-pilot with BB7. We too found braking not to our desired level of effectiveness - we’re a 400 lb team and ride very hilly terrain.

i am not sure exactly what your issue is, but take a look at this thread Improving braking performance I found that the return spring of both the spyres and bb7s was not strong enough to overcome the slack in the Long cable run to the rear so I had to keep the pads opened up far enough to keep the pads from rubbing resulting in not enough pull range to apply strong braking. On a fellow forum members suggestion I added a secondary return spring to the TRPs which allowed me to set the pads closer and the braking performance is now fantastic. We obtained the primera later, experienced same, added the springs and all is good now.

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