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    Odyssey brake straddle rod help

    Anyone ever use one of the Odyssey adjustable brake straddle rods? I was looking to get a set but I can't find out whether there is enough adjustment to use with old style wide cantis. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

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    yeh they work
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    Actually from the look of it I wouldn't be so sure it'll work with old-style wide cantis (like the Paul Neo-Retro). I don't have any experience since BMX bikes NEVER came with those kinds of brakes, but I'm cautioning you because racersk66 typically has no idea what he's talking about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hypersnazz
    but I'm cautioning you because racersk66 typically has no idea what he's talking about.
    ya know what it can be done so get outta here
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    Quote Originally Posted by racersk66
    yeh they work
    o rly?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beerman
    o rly?

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    I would've preferred Gillian Anderson in a bikini. But Duchovny will do, I suppose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beerman
    I would've preferred Gillian Anderson in a bikini. But Duchovny will do, I suppose.
    I think the closest I have is David Bowie with a codpiece.

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    ahhh!!!

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    Isn't that *** from the X-Files

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beerman
    I would've preferred Gillian Anderson in a bikini. But Duchovny will do, I suppose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wethepeople
    I told myself I wouldn't get off topic but, WOW. I always liked her. Now for the straddle rod question.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cs1
    I told myself I wouldn't get off topic but, WOW. I always liked her. Now for the straddle rod question.

    Tim
    We don't know, because this is kind of the wrong forum. BMX bikes don't have cantis. The handful that did Back In The Day weren't the ones you're talking about, they were the narrow style found on cross bikes and touring bikes today. If the straddle rods were designed for BMX bikes (if they're made by Odyssey then they probably are), I very much doubt they will work with wide cantis.

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