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Customer reviews for Shimano XT T780 V-Brake

Shimano XT T780 V-Brake

Overall rating:
4.667 / 5
4.7
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5
(6 reviews) 6
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Rating breakdown 6 reviews
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6 out of 6(100%)reviewers recommend this product.
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Customer reviews for Shimano XT T780 V-Brake
Review 1 for Shimano XT T780 V-Brake
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
abrown1707
Country:United Kingdom
Age:45-54
Style:Mountain Biking
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male
It was bought:Online

Great quality v-brake

Posted22 June 2014
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Good quality, Lightweight, Looks great
Used these to replace cheapo brakes on my old mountain bike and very pleased with the results. There are lighter brakes, there are more powerful brakes. But given that they are lighter than pretty much any disc set-up and I can still lock the wheels, how much power do I need?
I don't do downhill (Too old, too untalented) so these are great.
Easy to fit and set up. look good
A happy bunny!
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Review 2 for Shimano XT T780 V-Brake
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
MattfromBristol
Country:United Kingdom
Age:35-44
Style:Road Cyclist
Experience:Expert
Gender:Male
It was bought:Bristol

Quality, simple, functional - smooth!

Posted10 September 2013
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Good quality, Lightweight, Looks great, easy to fit and maintain
These brakes are very good - powerful, smooth and easy application of power, easy to fit, easy to clean, easy to maintain - great quality - I couldn't be happier.
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Review 3 for Shimano XT T780 V-Brake
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
daki
Country:Norway
Age:25-34
Style:Commuting
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male
It was bought:Online

Fantastic brakes

Posted26 October 2012
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Good quality, Lightweight
Brakes do their job fantastic! This morning wet ride on 2C with melting snow/rain, and they work as it is dry.
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Review 4 for Shimano XT T780 V-Brake
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4 / 5
4 / 5
Anonymous

Good product, well made, high spec

Posted10 September 2012
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Good quality, Lightweight, Looks great, very smooth to use and delivers good leverage
Good set of breaks, I replaced my lower spec V-brakes for these ones and they are much better. However one thing i would say againts them is that the spring is a little too short, this means when the break blocks wear down there is a chance the spring will be too short to reach the pin at the top of the break arm.
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Review 5 for Shimano XT T780 V-Brake
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Huddylfc

Typical XT

Posted08 June 2012
Yes, I recommend this product.
Quality, controllable, attractive !! Great stopping power !!
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Review 6 for Shimano XT T780 V-Brake
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4 / 5
4 / 5
IanJ
Country:United Kingdom
Age:45-54
Style:Commuting
Experience:Expert
Gender:Male
It was bought:Online

Does exactly what it should

Posted23 February 2012
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good quality
Powerful, controlable - does exactly what it should.
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