Originally Posted by

**SweetLou**
V-brakes pull the cable twice as far.

They pull more, but I don't know if it's double.

Originally Posted by

**SweetLou**
This means that where the cable is pulled will be twice as far away from the pivot point compared to canti levers.

No, the geometry doesn't work like that. The cable attachment point travels in an arc, and you don't need to double the radius to get double the circumference.