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    what are some good pads for cantilever brakes, my thoughts are I have a 26 inch disc just need better pads...

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    My answer is based upon my experience; some of it being extensive experience with high loads being absorbed through the braking system, also with little room for compromise for doing so would have (potentially) meant crashing into a solid object at speed, on more than one occasion.

    My vote is for disk brakes with the largest diameter disk rotor currently available to be fitted to the front wheel as the only sensible option if using a motorized bicycle.

    Some will disagree with me, but hey, i'm only voicing my opinion from past experience with rim brakes and disk brakes; the former being dangerously unsafe under certain riding conditions like rain, snow, sleet, hail, mud and steep hills. I am sure there are more scenarios but so far, rim brakes are looking decidedly unsafe and we haven't thrown in a bicycle trailer loaded with 170 pounds of touring gear.

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    You know i have not given much thought about rain since its been the dry season for last 5 months here in florida...

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    Hi Chopper.

    Send me a PM and i'll send you a link describing in detail a method to significantly and affordably upgrade your brakes; bringing a massive increase in safety to your motorized bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fabian View Post
    Hi Chopper.

    Send me a PM and i'll send you a link
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    This has to stop. This is a forum designed to help all of us motorized-bikers. If you're not willing to share with everyone, get lost.
    pearls ain't free

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    Hi Cavi

    I'll happily send you the link and anyone else too.

    Just send me a PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cavi Mike View Post
    This has to stop. This is a forum designed to help all of us motorized-bikers. If you're not willing to share with everyone, get lost.
    I don't blame Fabian for not publicly releasing his findings. If he did he would probably only get his butt chewed by someone anyway.

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    he, he,



    Neon, you may very well be right about your assertion.
    I still can't sit down from the previous walloping and i'm on a (chemist) payment plan for all the copious hemorrhoid ointments needed to treat my condition ;-)

    The pain still haunts me.
    I'm a model of good citizenly behaviour these days!

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