Bicycle Mechanics - Putting Disc Brakes on a Canti Equipped Hybrid?
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08-06-08, 03:43 PM
I am planning on grafting (2) Specialized steel framed hybrids into a tandem and wanted some more stopping force then the cantis that are on there now. Can one put disc brakes on a frame that dosen't come with mounts for it? Are there hardware or mounts that one could braze or attach to the frame to allow that?
08-06-08, 04:29 PM
You'd probably be better off just buying a tandem fork with disc brake mounts. Tandems put a lot of extra stress on a fork as does a disc brake. Combining the two without reinforcing a standard fork could lead to disatrous results.
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