Brakes

Can't get enough braking power after lots of adjustment
How can I make my disc brakes more powerful?Can disc brakes be adjusted?Why are my hydraulic brakes not working?How can I increase my brake power?How ...
Is it illegal to cycle with one brake?
In the US the law varies from state to state, but in most places it says you need to have brakes fitted which allow you to skid on a dry pavement. Tha...
Most effective way to improve cantilever brakes
Most effective way to improve cantilever brakesChange the brake blocks. Perhaps more expensive brake blocks are much more effective.Check your brake a...
Why dual pivot brakes, not longer brake arms?
Dual pivot brakes are marketed as having "more braking power", which in technical terms means higher mechanical advantage. Exactly the same effect can...
Squealing of rim brakes on a bike [duplicate]
What causes brakes to squeal after replacement?Why are my rim brakes squeaking?Why does my bike squeak when I brake?Can I spray WD40 on my brakes?Why ...
First road bike mech disc brakes vs dual pivot sidepull brakes?
Are dual pivot brakes better?What type of brakes are best for road bikes?Are mechanical or hydraulic disc brakes better?Are mechanical disc brakes bet...
Hydraulic brake bleed fail - try again or replace?
How often should you bleed hydraulic bike brakes?When should you replace hydraulic brakes?Why are my hydraulic brakes not working?How do you tell if y...
Replace v-brakes with disc brakes [duplicate]
Can you replace V brakes with disc brakes?Are disc brakes better than V brakes?Can you retrofit disc brakes to a bike?When should I replace my V brake...
Long-arm vs short-arm v-brake linear-pull brake understanding the sizing
Are V brakes different sizes?What is the difference between V brakes and cantilever?Are caliper brakes better than V-brakes?Are brake pads One size fi...