Mountain Biking - Double Track & V brake
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07-16-03, 04:29 PM
Hey, i just ordered a sun double trakc with a deore disk hub. I told the guy at the lbs that i was gonan run v's and he said thats ok, but i have to get the disk hub.
Anyway, i've been looking at bikes lately and i can't seem to see any double trakcs that have a spot for the v's. Is it possible?
07-16-03, 04:32 PM
Why not go to SUN's website???http://www.sun-ringle.com/ShowRoom/MTB/Rims/doublewide.html
07-16-03, 04:34 PM
Don't really see a machined braking surface. I'd send Sun an e-mail and ask. I think they're disc-specific.
I had double tracks on my Banshee. The are disc only rims. They do not have a brake surface. You lbs guy is wrong.
07-16-03, 04:44 PM
Are you sure they dont have 2 different types of rims? If no it looks like i'll be puttin disks on my bike haha. Not complaining but i shouldn't be spending so much $$.
07-16-03, 04:50 PM
I posted a Doublewide, you listed a doubletrack! Don't know the difference. Couldn't find info on the doubletrack. I'd still send Sun an e-mail.
Originally posted by a2psyklnut
Don't know the difference. Couldn't find info on the doubletrack.
The double track is the same as the Mag-30 just differant material. The mag's are also pinned and welded, the D tracks are just pinned.
07-16-03, 05:26 PM
I couldn't find the info either, so i emailed them.
07-16-03, 06:28 PM
Neither a Doublewide or a Double track will work with rim brakes. The DTrack has no surface for it and the Dwide is to wide.
If you want to run v-brakes you should look at Mavic 521's.
07-16-03, 06:30 PM
DoubleTrack and Mag30 are one in the same
07-16-03, 06:30 PM
And this is the DoubleWide
07-16-03, 10:54 PM
Look different to me!
The Doublewide looks like a three box section rim, whereas the Mag 30 looks like a single.
Still like Mavic's better. (Sacriledge from an Intense owner, I know! but, oh well)
07-20-03, 11:30 AM
The DoubleTRACK and the Mag30 are the same. The DobuleWIDE is different.
07-21-03, 08:03 AM
Why did you order a disc specific wheel when you use Vs? Most pre-built disc wheels have disc specific rims on the disc hubs.
07-22-03, 02:10 PM
I was told it was compatible.
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