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Drum brakes and drum brake parts - None currently in stock

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A hub brake has brake shoes that press against the inside of a drum, usually part of a hub. A drum brake, especially on a tandem, has several advantages. Water has little effect on its performance. Drum brakes can build up and dissipate heat without overheating the tire, though a drum brake can overheat and fade.