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Old 11-05-08, 09:49 PM   #1
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cutting off brake tabs

does anybody know what to use to cut off brake tabs
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Old 11-05-08, 11:13 PM   #2
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Old 11-06-08, 10:10 AM   #3
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a sawzall worked when did it on my old frame.
whya re you cutting them off anyway
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Old 11-06-08, 10:13 AM   #4
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Old 11-06-08, 11:31 AM   #5
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Just leave them on, you might want to run brakes in the future. If you cut them off now you will not beable to run brakes without buying a new frame.

If you're worried about weight take a **** before you go riding.
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Old 11-06-08, 01:13 PM   #6
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I cut mine because i had an older s&m stricker at the time with 990 mounts on the chain stays. it didnt do too well clearing 28T sprokets.

Brakeless is a trend, if your doing it to be cool then dont bother
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Old 11-06-08, 04:59 PM   #8
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no its just because i dont even have brakes right know and i dont like the way they look
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Old 11-06-08, 05:19 PM   #9
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I would only cut them off if you're absolutely sure you're getting a new frame soon.
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Conversely if you're absolutely sure you're getting a new frame soon, why waste time messing around with the one you've got? Just ride dude
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Also if you are getting a new frame and want to sell the old frame, you will have cut out a large number of potential buys by removing the brake bosses, cable guide e.t.c so may have to sell t for less money.
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