Comes with a 90° noodle and rubber boot. Easy to install in seconds. Enables you to instantly lock up a mountain bike's rear wheel. Boasts strong retraction springs. Equipped with adjustment screws so brake won't rub against wheel.
Finish wears down quickly.
Curved design helps limit noise. Made of rubber and aluminum alloy for performance in all weather conditions. Sand-guide grooves to reduce risk of wheel rim damage. Includes brake pads; each comes with 1 hex nut and 5 spacers.
Subpar rubber quality. Brake pads can be lumpy and bumpy.
Aluminum alloy and plastic deliver an unbeatable mix of versatility and strength. Designed to fit 99% of V-brake bikes. Ideal for kid and adult mountain bikes. Easy to adjust as needed. Sold with brake pads.
Can be hard for first-timers to install.
Red copper and resin fiber brake pads can heat up to 650°F. Stainless-steel rotors are smooth and flat. Simple to install, even for novices. Features dual pad adjusters with floating pad holders.
Pricey compared to similar options. Not intended for heavy-duty cycling.
Provides instant upgrade over cantilever options. Works seamlessly on broad range of bikes. More affordable than many comparable options. Comes with user-friendly adjustment screws. Sold with handy installation tool.
May break easily, even after limited use. Springs often need tuning prior to installation.
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