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Old 09-24-09, 05:14 PM   #1
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kinda curious.....dumb question... bmx disc brakes?

kinda curious. could i put disc brakes on a bmx? stupid question i know...
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Old 09-24-09, 05:50 PM   #2
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Old 09-24-09, 06:55 PM   #3
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yea
theres aredy a thread on this topic
heres the link disc brakes????
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Old 09-24-09, 10:48 PM   #4
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Atomlab used to make an adapter and hub-- until most riders realized it was a heavy and stupid idea for BMX.

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What are the benefits?
Your rim doesn't get scratched? I dont care about that, that's why i got a chrome rim.
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Old 09-25-09, 04:01 AM   #6
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there are better and cheeper ways to go just get a good u-brake (fly,proper, odyssey, ect.) with kool stop pads
if you get the clear ones you wont get rim silver
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I was interested because i was lazy and spray painted my rims and my vbrakes made lines thru the paint.. they make clear pads?
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yea kool stop makes a pair they dont mess up your paint in the rimm
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...i was lazy and spray painted my rims...
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Old 09-25-09, 03:09 PM   #10
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yea kool stop makes a pair they dont mess up your paint in the rimm
It's not that they don't mess up your rims, they mess them up slower. Plus, the color of the pad has nothing to do with how it wears the rim, it's how hard or soft the pads are
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Old 09-26-09, 03:12 AM   #11
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that doesnt sound proper just get a good brake
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it can be done, but you need to have an adapter for the caliper mount, and you need a 110 spaced disc hub, which profile makes, but almost nobody else does
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....dumb question.... leave it at that
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