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Old 08-15-07, 02:50 PM   #1
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Replacing GT mtb U-brake

I'm planning on replacing my 88 GT Karakoram's rear u-brake with a new one. Any recommendations? To standard BMX u-brakes fit/work on the mtb frame? I was going to order a new Tektro, but I had second thoughts about whether or not it would work. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks!
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Old 08-15-07, 04:13 PM   #2
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Bmx U-brakes should work fine. The Dia-Compe 990 has been a mainstay for years.
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Old 08-22-07, 05:07 PM   #3
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I just bought a Kuwahara mountain bike with a rear U-brake. What is your experience with this type of brake. Does it work well, how hard is it to adjust, do they work well in the rain and is mud/dirt build up an issue?
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Odyssey Evolvers for sure, best out there for under $70.
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Old 08-22-07, 08:28 PM   #5
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I've got the Shimano real deal in Silver. If interested PM me.
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