You may be laboring under a misapprehension. Enough "leverage" to enable front brake lock-up is something you don't want. Enough "leverage" to lock up the rear brake is something you want even less. Given those two facts, it's difficult to understand your problem. Do you have extremely weak hands?Scope said:I have tried kool stops. There is just no leverage in these damn brakes!
1. Pads. 2. Pads. 3. Pads. 4. Brake adjustment. 5. Brake lever ergonomics. 6. Perception not based on facts, like deceleration values recorded). 7. and dead last: Brake brand and model.Scope said:Well I took out a 2010 2.3 that has 105 brakes and the bike stops so much better than my 2009 which has generic brakes. I have way better tires and lighter wheels on my 2009 which should make my 2009 stop quicker.