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Old 10-24-2014, 12:53 PM
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Default Re: i saw this coming

There are those of us who are not fans of the dual-pull brake levers. The biggest reason is the critical adjustment of the bias to get the best braking action. Unless the pull ratio is set right you can get too much brake in the front and not enough at the rear. Or the other way around.

Those who use dual-pull levers know this and are competent at setting them up correctly. The problem is exacerbated when disc braks are used on the front and rim brakes at the rear.
Be careful if you choose the dual-pull concept. Even when properly adjusted you could get into trouble in an emergency stop situation especially on a slick surface such as sand, gravel or wet.

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