[Yak] Smoother action on the rear brake
yak at thurstons.us
Mon Dec 13 22:57:37 CST 2004
>Tom Revay wrote:
>My drop-handlebar, bar-end shifter model has a right (rear) Shimano Tiagra
>V-brake that, while not impossible to use, hasn't the feel that I
>like. It doesn't begin to engage the brake until it's about halfway
>through the lever's pull, and then as it does pull the calipers, it's
>a mushy-feeling response. Granted that my Cannondale T1000 tourer has
>hydraulic brakes that are smooth as silk, and so I'm spoiled, I would
>still like a better feeling rear brake than this.
My thoughts and views on stopping a Friday can be found at:
Some of this is pretty old (1999!) but obviously still important.
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