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Yeah. Today was Cantilever Brake Day. Mark your calendars; May 22nd. Maybe it should be Cantilever Brake Week too, it’s been interesting.

Seemed like an eternity of them today.

No, not the threaded style, like this:

But more like this style:


Images from JensonUSA

And definitely not on anything new, more like the older generation with cracked out springs, rusty (or non-existent) centering screws, corroded alignment surfaces on bikes that could easily be filed as DSOT’s. Such is life, at least I can say I’m giving new—safe—life to old bikes, keeping them on the road, keeping their owners riding and hopefully not driving.

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