Classic & Vintage - Lets see pictures of 27" forks with 700c wheels and front brakes
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07-10-09, 11:04 AM
Let's see some photos of 27 inch forks with 700c rims/tires installed on them with a front brake. Working on a project and need some inspiration.
07-10-09, 11:14 AM
My 1984 Trek 520. Cantilever brakes, though... dunno if you're looking for caliper brake photos.
07-10-09, 11:15 AM
Sweet looking bike! but I should have said that I was looking for caliper brakes. :)
1962 Falcon with Clement 700c clinchers
cranky old road
07-10-09, 07:58 PM
1966 or 67 Raleigh Carlton with Fiamme tubular rims
Not the best picture, but 27" fork with 700c wheels with caliper brakes.
07-10-09, 08:26 PM
Snow bike 1985 Schwinn Passage
1972 Schwinn Paramount
1983 Trek 613* The bike was original w/ 27" wheels but I had canti bosses brazed on for 700c. It has a different front rack on it as well.
i don't have a picture, but i built up a trek 400 for my brother. the frame and fork was made for 27" wheels, but i used a 700c wheelset. i used rx100 long reach calipers with 25mm tires and 35mm sks fenders. everything just worked ... until he tried to ride over a pile of bricks and tacoed the front wheel.
07-10-09, 08:37 PM
Mind you, these came with either 27" clinchers or 700C tubulars back in the day. There isn't much clearance with a 27", though the '61s were supposedly designed for either.
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