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Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By Barrettscv

Both rim and disc brakes convert mechanical...

Both rim and disc brakes convert mechanical energy into thermal energy. If the heat cannot be transferred from the materials to the atmosphere efficiently than the heat build up renders the brakes...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By Barrettscv

I agree with all the points in your post. I've...

I agree with all the points in your post. I've ridden mountain passes in Italy where the descent was 4000 ft in less than 12 miles. I do use the technique of bringing the bike to a 10 mph using...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 06:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By Barrettscv

Great answer, thanks

Great answer, thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By Barrettscv

Long steep descents

I know that hydraulic disc brakes offer the ultimate in safety on long steep descents. overheated rims, tubes and tires are not an issue with disc brakes.

While I have multiple disc brake road...
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