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Cane Creek BRS200 stopping power?(3 posts)

Cane Creek BRS200 stopping power?TB
Jan 6, 2002 8:09 AM
I am looking at building a lightweight climbing bike and am considering the Cane Creek BRS200 Ti brakes. I also plan to use a pair of American Classic tubular wheels with carbon rims. My question is will the single pivot brakes and carbon braking surfaces have enough stopping power on a long descent? Or should I stick with a more modern dual pivot design?
they dont stop well to begin withstr8dum1
Jan 7, 2002 6:23 AM
add in fast descents and your looking to dump it. to me its not worth to save 100g if you roll into a truck or something because you cant stop. want lighter than DA, go with the Mavic SSCs.

or the best option which my racer friends do is buy a set of mavics and a set of CC brakes. use the mavics in the front and the CCs in the rear. best and lightest option that actually may stop you
Caveat Emptorgrzy
Jan 8, 2002 1:26 PM
Yeah, when I think of quality DiaComp comes to the front of my mind...... They can change the name, but behind the badge it's still the SOS.

If there is one thing you don't want to skimp on it's brakes.