MTB Mechanic: Cantilever Brakes

  • By Lennard Zinn
  • Published Aug. 26, 2011
  • Updated Oct. 12, 2012 at 12:53 PM EDT

Dial-in those tried-and-true (nice way of saying, old-skool) cantilever brakes with help from’s Lennard Zinn (and some new pads!). This video will show you how.

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Lennard Zinn

Lennard Zinn

Our longtime technical writer joined VeloNews in 1987. He is also a framebuilder, a former U.S. National Team rider, and author of many bicycle books, including Zinn and the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance and Zinn and the Art of Road Bike Maintenance, as well as Zinn and the Art of Triathlon Bikes and Zinn's Cycling Primer: Maintenance Tips and Skill Building for Cyclists. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in physics from Colorado College. Readers can send brief technical questions to Ask LZ.

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