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Arch Caliper Brake Set 43-60 mm Drop - New Old Stock - Matt Black

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£9.99
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New old stock. Please note that these brakes may feature some small cosmetic scratches to the paintwork, though this does not affect the performance or function of the brakes.

- Front and rear set
- 43-60mm Drop
- Matt black
- Allen key fitting (for countersunk frames)
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Overall Product Rating 3 / 5
Adequate and great for the price but with caveats
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10 Jul 2019
3 / 5
I recommend this product
ConsSoft metal, blocks are nutted and of low quality
ProsCheap, hex key fitting, quick release, wide drop range.
I bought these for an old Raleigh I am updating, they are hex key fitting and have the required drop so at £8.99 they seemed like a bargain.

They look well made but after approx 50 miles I noticed the metal on the caliper arms had become chewed up where the brake blocks fit meaning I had to file this down to get smooth drop adjustment. Also the brake blocks themselves are nutted instead of hex fitting and are of poor quality, I swapped these out for some cheap hex fit blocks with removable inserts an they now perform much better.

Now I have some perfectly adequate brakes which look nice and have all the functionality I need but the overall spend has crept up. done another 120 miles on them without issue so YMMV.
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