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Old 03-27-06, 06:32 PM   #1
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990 brakes?

i am confused about the 990 designation...could someone explain this? is this all that's found on bmx's? if i see a fork i like with 990 mounts, will any U-brakes i see at danscomp work?

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Yes, any u-brake will work. Even though the Dia-Compe 990 is a specific type of u-brake, the term "990s" and "u-brakes" is pretty much interchangable.
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how do the cables attach to these? why does the black one look like it has an E-clip on one side and a bolt on the other and the silver one has a bolt on both sides??


also, what is the pupose of this thing? is it only for gyro use?
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You don't want Revenge brakes; they're not all that great for the price. And, yes, the London Mod is for dual lower cable setups with a gyro.
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You don't want Revenge brakes; they're not all that great for the price. And, yes, the London Mod is for dual lower cable setups with a gyro.
...but if it weren't for the price, don't the bearings in the pivot make them kind of nice?? how can others match this without bearings?
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i dont know for sure how smooth the bearing are on the revenge brakes, but just some clean, greased up posts will due fine for smooth brakes.

p.s: what is with all the double posts- is it due to the mods. to the site?
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the probably havent put in that "cant post two messages in less than 30 sec." thing they had goin
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the probably havent put in that "cant post two messages in less than 30 sec." thing they had goin
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those Revenge brakes are stoopid smooth.
bit o' grease and yer good to go.
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