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Old 2007-09-12, 10:47 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by johnfoss
Plan ahead better next time. I'd be terrified to try my brake under those conditions! When using the brake on long downhills I usually keep the speed pretty conservative. You never know when you might hit a bump and accidentally grab the lever, or the pads will heat up and get real grabby.
Oh yeah, I've definitely grabbed the lever by accident before...bad things happen. Admittedly, that's not the best scenario I gave before; just the most realistically outrageous one I could write in a few seconds.
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