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Old 07-16-03, 03:29 PM   #1
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Double Track & V brake

Hey, i just ordered a sun double trakc with a deore disk hub. I told the guy at the lbs that i was gonan run v's and he said thats ok, but i have to get the disk hub.

Anyway, i've been looking at bikes lately and i can't seem to see any double trakcs that have a spot for the v's. Is it possible?
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Why not go to SUN's website???http://www.sun-ringle.com/ShowRoom/M...oublewide.html

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Don't really see a machined braking surface. I'd send Sun an e-mail and ask. I think they're disc-specific.

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I had double tracks on my Banshee. The are disc only rims. They do not have a brake surface. You lbs guy is wrong.
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Are you sure they dont have 2 different types of rims? If no it looks like i'll be puttin disks on my bike haha. Not complaining but i shouldn't be spending so much $$.
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I posted a Doublewide, you listed a doubletrack! Don't know the difference. Couldn't find info on the doubletrack. I'd still send Sun an e-mail.

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Don't know the difference. Couldn't find info on the doubletrack.
The double track is the same as the Mag-30 just differant material. The mag's are also pinned and welded, the D tracks are just pinned.
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I couldn't find the info either, so i emailed them.
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Neither a Doublewide or a Double track will work with rim brakes. The DTrack has no surface for it and the Dwide is to wide.

If you want to run v-brakes you should look at Mavic 521's.

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DoubleTrack and Mag30 are one in the same
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And this is the DoubleWide
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Look different to me!

The Doublewide looks like a three box section rim, whereas the Mag 30 looks like a single.

Still like Mavic's better. (Sacriledge from an Intense owner, I know! but, oh well)

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The DoubleTRACK and the Mag30 are the same. The DobuleWIDE is different.
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Why did you order a disc specific wheel when you use Vs? Most pre-built disc wheels have disc specific rims on the disc hubs.
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I was told it was compatible.
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