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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2012 12:51 am 
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Not sure if i should ask this question in the MTB or Cyclocross forum...anyways, I was wondering if the TRP cx9 or cx8 mini v-brakes would work properly with Extralite V-brake levers? Basically if the pull ratio would match up for this combo and they wouldnt feel mushy? I know the mini V-brakes are used on cross bikes with road lever...so if anyone might know the answer to this question, thanks!

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2012 2:25 pm 
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you could use them. they would stop more quickly since the lever has a higher pull rate then a road or canti lever.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2012 9:29 pm 
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good...as long as they dont have that 'mushy" feel and lack power then all is good! thanks

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 11, 2012 4:10 pm 
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C90SX has it the wrong way round, the leverage ratio of the MTB levers will mean the brakes feel wooden and don't stop you as well as they should.....

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