I don't notice any difference in pressure needed to apply brakes, the extension only moves the brake pad down approx. 1" lower than it was on the 26'' wheel, not enough to make a notiacble difference.
The wider HD Brake Pads I have on the bike probably helps also.
Originally Posted by happycheapskate
I see how it works, but I am surprised if it doesn't reduce your brake leverage significantly. Thanks for the photo.