Re: [CR]Long reach brake caliper...?


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Date: Thu, 11 May 2006 10:51:28 -0400
From: oroboyz@aol.com
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Subject: Re: [CR]Long reach brake caliper...?
To: romeug@comcast.net, frasertri@cinci.rr.com
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

<< have you considered using a front disc on your fixie? >>

Psst. Gabriel, Off topic. If you have off topic comments in response to a CR posting, do it off list please. Thanks Dale

Dale Brown Greensboro, NC USA http://www.classicrendezvous.com

-----Original Message----- From: gabriel l romeu <romeug@comcast.net> To: Fraser Cunningham <frasertri@cinci.rr.com> Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org Sent: Thu, 11 May 2006 09:04:00 -0400 Subject: Re: [CR]Long reach brake caliper...?

Since 'going appropriate' is a future project, have you considered using a front disc on your fixie? I came across this yesterday: http://tinyurl.com/pos85 there is a mechanical front disc system on the same site (minus the levers) for under 100 us.

and considered the irony of putting it on my (younger) fixed... gabriel romeu chesterfield, new jersey, norte america

> > The immediate problem is brake caliper reach - > > One option I have discovered is using a drop bolt (available at > Harris Cyclery) and a regular reach caliper. Has anyone used one of > these, and if so, did it work well? I'd like a pretty effective > brake, since I'll use this bike fixed wheel. > > Thanks guys! Fraser Cunningham, Cincinnati 1955 Mercian road and path

-- gabriel l romeu ± http://studiofurniture.com Ø http://journalphoto.org ±

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