Re: [CR] Rear Brakes Attached Forward of the Bridge

(Example: Racing:Jean Robic)

Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2011 23:57:03 +0000
From: "M-gineering" <info@m-gineering.nl>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
References: <AANLkTim+qHyopOwQqEyb_n2aKi=VFBjGvL68zqYDw3Md@mail.gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: [CR] Rear Brakes Attached Forward of the Bridge


On 1/18/2011 10:14 PM, Norris Lockley wrote:
> Having read all the contributions justifying mounting the rear brake forward
> of the bridge, I remain entirely unconvinced of any of the arguments.
>

On tall touring frames with relatively short chainstays, cantilevers will foul the panniers. Moving the brake forward will give them room.

-- mvg

Marten Gerritsen
Kiel Windeweer
Netherlands