So here is a basic equation:
Oats + Water + Banana + Maple Syrup [Grade B] + Peanut Butter + Almond Milk = Awesome.So based on this simple math, if you add a bunch of great shit together to the right proportions, you get something really super. This however does not translate well into bikes surprisingly. Witness:
Durachi + Centerpulls + Velocity Dyads + Kool Stop MTB pads = Poor brake performance?
I was confused. So I mixed it up a bit:
Dia Compe + Centerpulls + Dyads + MTB pads = Dope Brakage.
Durachi for the lose... I noticed that it had the hooks for the straddle cable closer in than the D Comps, effectively bringing the cable yolk farther up. Maybe this reduction in mechanical advantage is to blame? I was using the same circular anchored straddle cable for both brakes.
Maybe I should just buy campy. Cause if you throw money at a problem, it goes away--riiiight??? Oh wait; hydraulics, of course. And disc brakes too. With big rotors, because bigger is better. Then the lotus will be adequate.
Math is hard, my head hurts.