Re: [CR]WTB: Extended threaded insert for recessed front brake...22 mm long


Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2007 13:06:21 -0500
From: John Thompson <JohnThompson@new.rr.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]WTB: Extended threaded insert for recessed front brake...22 mm long
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In-Reply-To: <001701c7b00e$07fd73f0$e551ff44@ts>


Tom Sanders wrote:
> I have been told that QBP sells them, but I am hoping that someone might
> have one (or even two...one for my project and one for my stash) to sell me.
> This is the bit that goes into the rear of the fork crown and needs to be of
> the longer variety...22 MM long, I am told.
> I suppose a longer center bolt for this OT Chorus Monoplanar caliper might
> work, but I am unaware of any such critter...

Some allen-head seat bolts are almost that long -- I remember we had some from Sugino for the cast seat lugs on model 400-600 frames at Trek in the early 80s. The threading is the same (6x1M) as the brake center bolt.

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-John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA