Paul Components Mini Moto Brake (Purple Anodized) (Front or Rear) (Short Pull)

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Paul Components Mini Moto Brake (Purple Anodized) (Front or Rear)
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Like Paul's Motolite brake, the Mini Moto is a direct pull cantilever brake. This design is simpler to install than a traditional cantilever brake and gives the Mini Moto a narrow profile. The arms of the Mini Moto have been shortened to match the leverage of standard road brake levers, making the Mini Moto compatible with drop bar brake levers with integrated shifters.

The short curved arms give plenty of clearance for cyclocross tires or wide fenders. The spring tension is independently adjustable for each arm which means the brake can be precisely centered on the wheel and adjusted for return strength. With a simple pivoting quick release on one arm, it’s easy to open the brake to remove a wheel. The cable enters the brake through a barrel adjuster at the top of the curved cable noodle. This adjuster makes it quick and painless to fine-tune the cable tension of the brake without tools. Like the rest of Paul's brakes, the Mini Moto has sealed stainless steel bushings in the pivots. These precisely machined bushings are what contact the brake posts of the frame and give the brake arms a smooth surface to pivot on.


  • Weighs 164 grams w/ all hardware and pads
  • Teflon lined noodle with quick-release and barrel adjuster
  • Machined in the USA of 6061 aluminum
  • Sealed stainless steel pivots
  • Clearance for knobby cyclocross tires and full fenders
  • Kool-Stop Thinline Salmon pads included

Brake Type: Rim Brake
Brake Lever Pull: Short Pull
Brake Mechanism: Direct Pull (V-Brake/Linear Pull)
Mount Type: Brazed-On Fittings (Posts)
Front/Rear Specific: No
Color: Purple
Weight: 164g (Each)

This product was added to our catalog on October 24, 2016

Sally Peters
Verified Owner
Tuesday, Dec 13 2022 (about a year ago)
Paul Components Mini Moto Brake (Purple Anodized) (Front or Rear)
Paul’s Mini Moto Brakes provide MAXIMUM Stopping for our Santana Tandem, and the purple brakes match our purple anodized bike!!! Stopping a speeding tandem bike is difficult, but the Paul’s brakes definitely do the job better than those we had on the bike before. They are made from a stiffer material that applies force to the rim firmly and without fade.