View Single Post
Old 06-15-2011, 10:30 AM   #771
Registered User
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Here
Posts: 677
My Ride: What else?
Disc brakes don't neccesarily generate more stopping power than Vs....their main advantage is the increased lever modulation (i.e better braking control, which can help you brake harder, but also when needed, it can also help you brake less) well as obviously riding in adverse conditions (mud etc)

I held on to my v-brakes for a while after everyone had upgraded, but my 'epiphany' finally came to me one day as I slid sideways down a steep rocky hill with both wheels locked up (all I wanted to do was feather the brakes a little, to keep speed in check)
Ghostie is offline   Reply With Quote