Originally Posted by DRBS
ok guys on coaster brakes is it better to cut the arm off and grind it round and add cantilever brakes or should you just remove the arm completely? im getting a set of rims and am afraid to use them because of the horror stories about them burning up or plain don't work at all
Keep it hooked up and in working order, Then, Don't use it. If a brake cable snaps or ya lose yer brakes for some reason you'll have SOMETHING for emergency back up. Coaster brakes beat dragging yer feet trying to stop before ya hit the intersection.