Review: Shimano BR-R550 Cantilever brake

One of the most important things on a bike are the brakes, they can literally make it or break it for your bike. For their price, I think think brakes are the wrong place to save money. Since I couldn’t use my Shimano 105 caliper brakes on my ultimate commuter, in order to be ready… Continue reading Review: Shimano BR-R550 Cantilever brake

Commuting: 4 things you should know about bicycle brakes

Check all the brake cables for damage and wear

Ah, braking. Some people are afraid to go fast(er) because they do not trust their brakes and ultimately themselves being able to stop their bicycle in utter annihilation of mind and body. As we spoke in our article about learning to fall, now we will give you some information and hints about using your brakes.… Continue reading Commuting: 4 things you should know about bicycle brakes