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    Brakes for an old Trek

    Having difficulty finding a straddle cable for Weinmann 610 centerpulls...might need to purchase some new sidepulls...any suggestions what will fit ( don't want to drill frame or spend big bucks )

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    Need a whole lot more info to offer any suggestions.
    Brand / model of bike, wheel size, tire size, etc.

    Surf ebay, craigslist, LBS for old bike parts. You might get lucky on a straddle cable.

    edit; I guess you did say Trek in the title, but could use a little more than that to go on as there were a whole lot of different Treks made.
    Last edited by norwood; 02-24-09 at 08:01 PM.
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    Try this, and check out the site if this type won't fit:

    http://www.biketoolsetc.com/index.cg...id=DC-B1270.11
    How do you keep an idiot in suspense?

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    Since you can't find a straddle cable, look into replacing the cantilever brakes. New models use threaded brake pads and are much easier to set up a la direct-pull (V) brakes.
    Bikes use brakes to stop.

    If your bike has breaks, don't ride it.

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    Ahem! I listed a link (above) for straddle-cables for these type of center-pull brakes.
    How do you keep an idiot in suspense?

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