Vuelta Linear Pull Brakes Brake System

3/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $20.00


Product Description

Vuelta Linear Pull Brakes


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Kevin a Cross Country Rider from Moscow, ID, USA

Date Reviewed: May 28, 2002

Strengths:    Hard to adjust

Weaknesses:    Concealed Spring

Bottom Line:   
I got these to replace my old cantilever breaks, and I had a hard time adjusting them to fid my frame. It seemed like the slot was not long enough to get them where I needed them. Once I got them working, they have not given me much trouble.

One trivial complaint: almost every other brand of breaks have the spring on the outside, so to center them quickly you can just bend the spring a little bit. These use a coil spring, so you can only center them by turning the set screw.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Purchased At:   Paradise Creek Bikes

Similar Products Used:   Avid, Protech, and most of the Shimanos

Bike Setup:   '97 Fisher Mamba (heavily modified)

Overall Rating:3
Submitted by Over a Weekend Warrior from Lodz, Poland

Date Reviewed: May 10, 1999

Strengths:    
PRICE, PrIcE, pRiCe, PricE, priceApart from that, they are quite strong- the alloy used in their production seems to be quite tough.


Weaknesses:    
relatively large mass


Bottom Line:   
Quite a nice brake for a very low price. I was sure it won't work as it should, but, fortunately, i was not right. In comparison with my old Altus cantilevers they are wonderful. But, as all v-brakes, they need proper regulation.

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Duration Product Used:   
less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   
all kinds of tektro v-brakes, shimano stx-rc


Bike Setup:   
atala bird, RS iett xc

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