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    V Brakes over discs?

    Who rather use v brakes over disc .(other than myself)

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    Not me...

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    Feckin' troll.
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    I like the disk brakes, but I do try to stay off my brakes if I can.

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    I prefer to use a rotary phone as opposed to a push button as well.

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    What I am trying to say is that disc brakes don't last long like the old V-Brakes do.

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    What?, you mean the pads....

    or the brakes themselves? I'd have to disagee either way. There are Avid DBDG (old name for the BB7 brakes) that are going on 5 yeas old and still going strong. As for the brake pads, I can easily get double the life out of my disc brake pads (often tripple) than I can with my v-brake pads. The bottom line here is application and the conditions the brakes are used in. For off road I won't ever go back to rim brakes. My summer commuter has v-brakes and they work geat. But the winter beater and my off road bike have discs!

    Nuff Said!

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    I had no idea this was such a touchy subject.I guess both have their place while disc can work better ,the weight and simplicity of v brakes are still preferred by some although they seem to be getting phased out.

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