This is how the Neo-Retro was born. In form, it is a
blatant rip-off of the famous Mafac Tandem brake. Long
arms that stick straight out for the highest leverage
possible. A high straddle wire for supreme mud
On this form we integrated modern adjustment features.
The pads are modern v-brake style with the very easy to
use spherical style setting washers. They pads reside in
a slot for vertical positioning of the brake shoe. (In
fact the original Mafacs are adjusted using a hammer and
a great big Crescent wrench)
Tons of power, easy set up, easy maintenance, and great
looks; the brakes come pre-greased, and with all
necessary hardware, including straddle wire and hanger.
SOME NOTES WORTH READING: These are very powerful
brakes, and have a tendency to over power thin tube
frames (in any material). For none-too-stout frames and
forks we recommend our Touring Canti. Also, the arms
stick out a lot! For smaller frames, bikes with bags,
and people with HUGE feet there can be some interference
problems-again see the Touring Canti.