V brakes on a drop bar bike

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V brakes on a drop bar bike

Postby Bigdod » Wed Jan 30, 2013 13:42 pm

I have a set of Tektro RL520 levers on my single speed. These apparently work with V brakes. Does anyone know if I can use Shimano Acera BR-M422 V brakes or do I need specific mini-V's.

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Erudin
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Re: V brakes on a drop bar bike

Postby Erudin » Wed Jan 30, 2013 18:03 pm

Standard V-brakes like the Acera will work (I use Deore M590 V-brakes with RL520 levers and Tristop pads on my Surly LHT), I recommend fitting adjustable noodles for brake adjustment as well.

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Re: V brakes on a drop bar bike

Postby Bigdod » Wed Jan 30, 2013 20:05 pm

Great! Thanks for that.


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