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Old 01-17-08, 01:21 PM
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It should be an easy bolt-off, bolt-on upgrade.
Do note that old conventional brake levers aren't compatible with V-brakes. Some later model levers are. But it's usually required for a V-brake set up that you get V-brake levers.

Since your bike is now heavy, get the longest and strongest armed V-brakes you can afford. This will yield best leverage and less flex.
Also, monitor your rims for wear!! Keep the pads super clean.
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