Category: Brakes

  • Mini Vs and Cantis – Brothers From Different Mothers

    Mini Vs and Cantis – Brothers From Different Mothers

    From Rookie’s Keyboard, Hello, friends Yesterday, I received my first rookiejournal e-mail after starting this blog not so long ago. A reader was thanking me for my post on V-brakes and cantilevers. Thank you, bro for the positive feedback and giving me an idea for another post.  Today, I am going to compare a less-known…

  • Let’s talk about V-brakes and Cantis

    Let’s talk about V-brakes and Cantis

    Hello, friends  Today, I will talk about V-brakes and cantilever brakes – the two most popular rim brakes found on cyclocross, entry-level MTBs, touring, and commuting bicycles. Let’s start with the similarities between the two. On top of my head, I can list the following: However, there are MAJOR dissimilarities between the two that every cycling guru must be aware…

  • The Battle Of Small Bicycle Rotors (180 vs. 160)

    The Battle Of Small Bicycle Rotors (180 vs. 160)

    From Rookie’s Keyboard Hello, friends  It’s midnight where I am, and I can’t sleep due to “unfavorable” circumstances. But I will use my insomnia to fuel another post for the rookie cyclists out there.  Yesterday, I began reassembling my old MTB and had the painful realization that my disc brake rotors were under their minimal…