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Disc Brakes, V Brakes, Block brakes etc ..

May 3, 2008
Hi there

i've tried searching but all that returns is peoples bikes with disc brakes or V brakes etc ..

So my question, my bike has V brakes which clamp onto the rim, do you think i should upgrade the front brake to a disc brake? i'm worried that at travelling at high speeds that the brake pads melt and lock onto the rim of the wheel :p not the most elegant of stops!

Any suggestions/input?

Thanks in advanced guys :)



V-brakes in good condition should work well. I don't think you will go fast enough to melt them...but if you do, assuming you live, I have to know your secret.