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    disc brakes on bmx's??

    i was jus wonderin if it is possible to fit a bmx with a rear disc brake, if it is possible wat parts would i hav to chage n stuff like that??

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    i saw a picture of a race bmx bike with disc brakes and if i find it ill show it to you.......

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    You'd need disc specific mounts on the frame (and forks if you wanted front too), disc calipers, the actual discs themselves, disc hubs, wheels that were made to withstand the braking pressures of discs, and if you were going hydraulic, hose, oil and new levers.

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    its pretty much not gonna happen. Brian lopes had a disc set up on his 04 race bike... it also had gears 9 to be exact.

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    It is completely possible. I was looking into it a while ago. I'll find the thread and post a link to it.

    Edit : Disc brakes on a BMX bike?

    It will work but it will be very exspensive. Good luck and if you do it let me know how it comes out.
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    yeah it possible if you for some reason bought a frame with disc mounts, a rear wheel with a disc hub the disc its self and a wheel (and frame for that matter) that can withstand the stopping power generated by a disc.

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    Read the thread

    Atomic makes an adaptor for F/f hubs. So you don't need a new frame.
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    what do you mean by f/f hub

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    A flip flop hub. That means both sides of the hub are threaded and you use a freewheel that can be attached to either side.
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    ok i get it

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    almost no bmx frames come with disc mounts

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    get a floating disc mount, like one for a mountain bike.

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    doesnt that need a special mount on the frame.

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    you can get ones that bolt on the chain stay right before you hit the dropouts.

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    do you know where there are any pics of this

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    It really sounds like no one listened to me when I refered you to another thread because all these questions your are asking are answered in that thread JUST READ IT. I promise it will answer all of you questions.

    Disc brakes on a BMX bike?
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    honestly nobody actually cares, the guy was just interested in it. There is a reason why bmx bikes with discs never took off, its a stupid idea, its just kind of a novelty to us.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dirtjumpP.1
    honestly nobody actually cares, the guy was just interested in it. There is a reason why bmx bikes with discs never took off, its a stupid idea, its just kind of a novelty to us.
    you'd be suprised what some people want on their bikes

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    You can get more than enough stopping power with normal (linear-pull, U) brakes and chrome rims, it's lighter to use normal brakes, and it's more cost effective; therefore, it's pointless to get disc brakes on a BMX bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by haro_rider09
    you'd be suprised what some people want on their bikes
    What people want and what people buy are intirely different. I could want a gold plated frame, but its way for expencive, and a normal cro mo frame would preform better. So i would get a cro mo frame.

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    Forget the disks.. pshaw.. its all abou the rubber bands..

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    lol

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