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Old 06-25-20, 07:01 PM
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Originally Posted by elijahbc View Post
Do I understand correctly that the longer the arm the less the cable needs to travel to engage the brakes?
From your comment, I assumed you were concerned that a V brake might not fit on your large fender over a large tire. That was why I made the point about the brake arm length, if it is too short the cable or brake would rub on the fender.

I am using regular brake levers with V brakes, which you are not supposed to do but it can be done if you install Travel Agents. And there was a Travel Agent in the photo, that was why I mentioned the cable pull issue. If you get brake levers that have the correct cable pull for V brakes, you should be good with V brakes.

Perhaps I should have stayed silent on the Travel Agent and skipped the photo, perhaps the photo and reference to the Travel Agen may have added more confusion to the discussion?
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