How To Adjust V Brakes In 5 Steps [With Video Guide]

Knowing how to adjust V brakes is essential for both performance and safety.

Though disc brakes may be the go-to for mountain bikes (and many road bikes) these days, the humble V brake is still very common on budget and older bikes. Many purists still love them for their simplicity, stopping power, and huge tire clearance.

V Brakes Vs Cantilever Brakes Explained: 6 Key Differences

V brakes and cantilever brakes are both different types of rim brakes. This means that, upon the action of the brake levers, they apply a frictional force directly to the rim, slowing the rotation of the wheel to an eventual stop.

But what is the difference between V brakes vs cantilever brakes?