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Old 03-26-08, 02:49 AM
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Hydraulic Brakes on a Tadpole......

I installed Avid Juicy 7 hydraulic brakes on my Sun Tadpole ((The Rig)) and, so far, I have been extremely impressed!!!!

I did extensive research and found that these seemed to have the "Bang-for-the-buck" that I was looking for. After the initial installation all adjustments are done from the hand grips. Making it very easy to make adjustments "on-the-fly".

I know all about the seepage problems that sometimes with mounting these vertically. But I am constantly tinkering and checking things. Guess you could say that I am a bit on the anal side when it comes to preventive maintenance.....ROFL

In any case....here's are a couple of photos.....


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Old 03-26-08, 06:05 AM
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Hydraulic brakes are nice, but your brake lines seems a tad long..
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yes it is a bit on the long side. making it a bit shorter is on the list of things to do. I just put them on and am still tweaking them.
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Um. As far as maintenance goes, you might check the tire pressure on the right side?
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