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by Boring_Username
6 Mar 2017, 6:12pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Disc brake performance
Replies: 199
Views: 8586

Re: Disc brake performance

Do the pros and cons of disc brakes alter much if we are considering a fixed wheel bike?
by Boring_Username
6 Mar 2017, 4:55pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Disc brake performance
Replies: 199
Views: 8586

Re: Disc brake performance

My only experience of disc brakes is of my son's mountain bikes, a couple of which are fairly expensive. I don't know if this is just the way they are set up, but they do seem to "snatch", i.e. instantly go hard on, with very little modulation. Not something I would want on tarmac. Is thi...
by Boring_Username
6 Mar 2017, 4:49pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Disc brake performance
Replies: 199
Views: 8586

Re: Disc brake performance

My only experience of disc brakes is of my son's mountain bikes, a couple of which are fairly expensive. I don't know if this is just the way they are set up, but they do seem to "snatch", i.e. instantly go hard on, with very little modulation. Not something I would want on tarmac. Is this...
by Boring_Username
6 Mar 2017, 12:15pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Disc brake performance
Replies: 199
Views: 8586

Re: Disc brake performance

Aren't rim brakes a form of disc brake, using very large rotors?