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I prefer cantilever brakes for gravel (and CX) bikes

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I prefer cantilever brakes for gravel (and CX) bikes

Old 01-25-18, 04:45 PM
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Cantilevers do fine for my style and more importantly my wrenching skilllzz. I struggle with setting up these TRP Euro-X Carbons.

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Old 01-26-18, 11:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Jarrett2 View Post
You'd have to check with Mike on the tire capacity. I run 35's.
FWIW, I have the Tektro RX5's which at 85mm pull length are similar to the TRP CX8.4's 84mm pull length and I am running Kenda Happy Mediums in a 40C size and don't have any issues with clearance.
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