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can someone recommend good/easy to adjust cantis??

Old 10-07-08, 10:47 AM
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can someone recommend good/easy to adjust cantis??

I've been trying to adjust my older diacompe cantis on my cx build. It has been a complete pain in butt and am throwing in the towel. Since I'm going to replace them...can someone recommend a good performing, medium priced, easy to adjust, and weight concious cantilevers?

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Tektro CR720 with Koolstop or other quality aftermarket pads.
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Originally Posted by justinb View Post
Tektro CR720 with Koolstop or other quality aftermarket pads.
The stock pads aren't bad IMO.

I am a new convert to Tektro mini-Vs, but I would recommend using them with travel agents (which actually turn out to be more expensive than the brakes themselves) or long-pull levers.
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Avid Shorty 6's are just as good as the billion-dollar Paul Comp brakes, so I'd strongly recommend the Shorty 6.

The Shorty 4, on the other hand, is junk.
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Originally Posted by flargle View Post
The stock pads aren't bad IMO.

I am a new convert to Tektro mini-Vs, but I would recommend using them with travel agents (which actually turn out to be more expensive than the brakes themselves) or long-pull levers.
True, they aren't that bad. But switching to Koolstop turned the 720's from a "pretty darn good" brake into an amazing brake. It's one of my favorite component purchases, especially in terms of value.
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Kores are pretty sweet.
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so if i got with the cr720s, what koolstops do i need? The v-type cartridge and holders, the supras, or the mtb ones?

https://www.koolstop.com/brakes/index.php
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Get the MTB ones unless your rims are ultra itty-bitty
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