In a message dated 10/17/2003 3:55:06 PM Eastern Daylight Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
<< The nutted Suntour Superbe brakes are inadequate for the extremely steep road, & I need advice on better brakes. >>
I would "hop up" those brakes before replacing them! Install freshly lubed, high quality lined housing, cut precisely to it's shortest smooth length, then add Matthauser or Kool Stop pads. That should do it!
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