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Wheels, Brakes and Suspension All about suspensions, rims, tires and disk, drum and caliper brakes

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Old 08-16-2016, 03:15 PM
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Default the brakes

ok so this is my second build totally addicted but im running a 700c x 38 tires with a 142f stock engine my brakes are U-brakes and they suck it stops the bike but slowly i just ordered a 700c coaster wheel is my tires safe with this brake dont wanna pop on road from burning rubber

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Old 08-17-2016, 01:52 AM
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Default Re: the brakes

Why not just get some upgraded pads for your current brakes --- Salmon and Avid have some great pads that will stop you mucho quicker than stock cheapie pads.

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Old 08-19-2016, 01:43 PM
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Cool Re: the brakes

i could have as it was a pain to get proper tire but i got it now
coaster brake works very well im done with my build just need to shorten the chain on the original bicycle and the engine
dont know if i should buy tool for 15$ or go to bike shop since i plan on going to 2-strokes for better speed
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