Roller brakes, V-brakes or others?

Roller brakes, V-brakes or others?

Post by Jeroen Van Else » Thu, 28 May 1998 04:00:00

I want to buy a hybrid bike for multiple purposes: long and short
distances, with or without luggage, mountains or not, etc.
Now my question is, which kind of brakes should I take?

Does anyone know the advantages and disadvantages of roller brakes,
V-brakes and other kinds of brakes?

I heard already from some people that roller brakes can get stuck and
make it a lot more difficult to repair a flat tire, especially if you
have to switch the tire. Is this true for all kinds of roller brakes?

By the way... I hope at least some one is reading this newsgroup or is
this a dead one?

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