These brakes work very nicely when adjusted properly, but if not, they are VERY squeaky. They are amazing quality and are really fun to ride with!
I've got Shimano CX-50 canti brakes on two bikes and they work great. The CX-50s are essentially the same as the CX-70s, just not as highly finished.
Be aware many parts for different rim width. Overly complicated. 3 lengths of bolts along with three different thick spacers. Real pain.
would be better if were easier to adjust pads
Replaced my old, squeaky Avid brakes on my x-bike. These are quiet and stop much better than my old brakes.
Our Portland store is located in NW Portland, OR at the edge of the Pearl. You can also pick up orders placed on our website at
Braking Cycles in SE Portland, OR.
1015 NW 17th Ave(Corner of NW 17th & Lovejoy)Portland, OR 97209
Mon-Fri: 10am - 7pmSaturday: 10am - 6pmSunday: 10am - 5pm
(Web order pickup location only)
3354 SE Powell Blvd.Portland, OR 97202
Mon-Fri: 7:30AM-4PMSat: 8am - 4pm
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