the brakes

Discussion in 'Wheels, Brakes and Suspension' started by domN8er, Aug 16, 2016.

  1. domN8er

    domN8er New Member

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    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
    .duh.
     
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    xseler Well-Known Member

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    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.

    Good luck!
     
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    domN8er New Member

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    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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