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    Mini V Brakes on LHT

    Anyone used Mini V brakes on stock LHT build? Just curious about clearance or any thoughts. I am thinking of upgrading brakes and it seems like a simple solution since they appear to work with the stock levers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pastpost View Post
    Anyone used Mini V brakes on stock LHT build? Just curious about clearance or any thoughts. I am thinking of upgrading brakes and it seems like a simple solution since they appear to work with the stock levers.
    I would have to think they work well. The cyclocross guys that using them and really like the way they perform.
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    Upgrade to some good pads and you should be fine. I'd worry about whether or not they would limit your clearance for fenders, depending on your tire size.

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    What size tire will those things take anyway?

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    Quote Originally Posted by aBicycle View Post
    What size tire will those things take anyway?
    Use the Paul Mini Moto if clearance is the issue.
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    I am not a mini-V fan they are extremely unforgiving of wheel wobble. On the other hand maybe I am blaming the brakes I had for a bad wheel (that couldn't hold true). Once I replaced that wheel they worked great, but I didn't spend much time w/ them after that 'cause I was on the path to selling that bike. The person I sold it to remained happy w/ the purchase though.

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