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Old 08-08-03, 10:20 AM   #1
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Brakes on BombShell front forks?

I have the bombshell carbon fiber shrike forks and want to tweek this racing BMX inta a racer/freestyler bike. Is it possible to put front brakes on these forks by drilling the chromomoly in the middle...or another method???

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Old 08-08-03, 01:31 PM   #2
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carbon fiber forks aren't really built to handle that much abuse. and drilling them (unless they have an aluminum or other metal crown) would be very bad, because you'd end up breaking the fibers and then the fork would go ssssssnnnnnnnnAP! you'd better off just getting a good chromoly fork if you're going to be doing any sort of "freestyle" riding.
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Old 08-21-03, 11:48 AM   #3
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I have the bombshell carbon fiber shrike forks and want to tweek this racing BMX inta a racer/freestyler bike. Is it possible to put front brakes on these forks by drilling the chromomoly in the middle...or another method???

DAVE

those forks will break if you do any serious street riding. i would get another set if i were you
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Old 08-24-03, 07:18 PM   #4
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Find a site that sells forks with 990 mounts because that would be stronger than drilling holes in carbon fiber
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