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    fitting gyro to a mountain bike????

    I was wondering, does a mountain bike frame have to have gyro tabs in order to set up a gyro system on it? If not, how would i go about fitting it????

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    I don't know if you could without a welder. You could run the fron brake cable through the top cap and the rear brake cable run really long. This will let you do x-ups etc...

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    Don't some of those BMX/MTB combination frames have that capability? I remember seeing that.

    Also, if you have a singlespeed without a rear brake you can run the front brake cable through the steerer tube for the same effect.
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    Yes there are a couple. Maybe 2...I can't remember the name thats for sure.

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    You don't need tabs welded to the frame. You can use a plate that fits between the headset cup and the frame instead. Most gyros include this plate when you buy them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maelstrom
    Yes there are a couple. Maybe 2...I can't remember the name thats for sure.
    The Specialized p1 chromo has one.

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    ok nice one, im running a rear disc brake on my singlespeed bike and the long cable is just annoying me now! So is it complicated to fit it d_D u seem to know your stuff.......

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    I believe the Kona Cowan has Gyro tabs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dansweet ss
    ok nice one, im running a rear disc brake on my singlespeed bike and the long cable is just annoying me now! So is it complicated to fit it d_D u seem to know your stuff.......
    I never liked the plates. Found the braking to inconsistent for my tastes. But no it isn't difficult to install.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirtbike
    I believe the Kona Cowan has Gyro tabs.
    Yes sir it does.
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