Join Date: Jul 2000
Bikes: 1959 Capo; 1980 Peugeot PKN-10; 1981 Bianchi; 1988 Schwinn KOM-10;
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Originally Posted by L J Horton
... There are no adapters to go from 27" to 26". There used to be some to go from 27" to 700c, but I don't think they are available any more.
Sheldonbrown.com (Harris Cyclery) has offset/drop bolts, which shorten the required brake reach. These are indeed intended to accommodate the 4mm radial difference between a 630mm/27" rim and a 622mm/700C rim.
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Capo [dschaw'-poe]: 1959 Modell Campagnolo, S/N 40324; 1960 Sieger, S/N 42624
Peugeot: 1970 UO-8, S/N 0010468
Bianchi: 1981 Campione d'Italia, S/N 1.M9914
Schwinn: 1988 Project KOM-10, S/N F804069