Framebuilders - Disk brakes
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01-30-07, 11:33 AM
Starting a new project, steel lugged 29er mountainbike. I looked into the EBB but didnt like the reviews I was reading. I want to run disk brakes and a few companies sell a slider system that mounts to the horis=zontal dropouts and your tire and disk brakes mount to this system. Most Ive seen have closed horizontal dropouts and I am building with open backed dropouts. Anyone thats had any experience let me know.
01-30-07, 12:29 PM
Have you checked out Steve Garro's stuff on the Coconino Cyles site? He does a cool disc setup that works with the open ended horizontals. Basically, it's slotted caliper mount, pretty slick imho.
01-30-07, 05:57 PM
Thanks for the input, seems to be a pretty slick setup. I must have to say I was looking for just the systems that work with the dropouts. Thats just because that might be above my framebuilding ability.
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