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Down tube suicide brake

Bike tags: Fixed gear | Down tube shifter brake; hardsole
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This set up works very well, it is VERY powerful, just use an actual brake cable, not the shifter cable, if you do this.

People who friended this bike thomasandrewww, coldhandshake, JazzyJeff, no gmo, gazellefan, velocepedestrian, socal3rensho

yes, the same thing happend

yes, the same thing happend to me. Don`t smoke to much grass and try to repair your bike.

I like it

'A' for originality!

this is insane!!

courageous? insane? all in all this is the craziest set-up i have ever seen. well done Sir. this is brave.


Sorry, it doesn't make much sense to me either...

utterly ridiculous!!

utterly ridiculous!!

how stupid of me

for not knowing that a downtube mounted brake is for doing tricks on your trek. i'm sure the lovely people at trek intended for that to be a brake and not , say, a shifter.

kinda slick

i guess


I don't get it. if you're in a position where you really need a front brake, the last thing you're going to want to do is take one hand off the bars to reach down and use this...

It is for doing tricks, you

It is for doing tricks, you can operate the brake with your foot.


What types of tricks? I'd be cool to see photos of such activities.

just get a freakin BMX bike

just get a freakin BMX bike then

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