Although brakes on BMX bikes might not be as common as they used to be in the early 2000’s, there’s a good chance a number of you out there might be interested in knowing now how to properly tension BMX brakes. In fact, not understanding how the tension works is probably why a number of riders end up taking their brakes off in the first place. We don’t blame you, it can be a little tricky and a real pain. Brant Moore decided it was time to put together a video explaining how BMX brakes actually work, and how to properly tension BMX brakes so you have the perfect brakes. Hit play on the video below…
“Brake springs are the main reason good brakes feel good and bad brakes feel bad on a bmx bike.
In this video I talk about why they matter and how to use them properly.” – Brant Moore
Did this help you understand how to properly tension BMX brakes? Do you still have questions? Let us know what is on your mind in the comments below! We’ll be glad to answer your questions on dialing in brakes since we would love to see more riders rocking brakes and doing brake tricks again!