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    Cyclocross Build - Brakes

    Hey Guys,

    I feel like this is a dumb question. Anyhow I assumed that I could use standard cantilver brakes for my build. Which worked fine for the rear. However on the fork I have screw on bosses, but no slots/holes for the tensioning spring of the cantilever brake. What do I need to do to fix my problem? Thanks for the help guys.

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    Use one of the Canti type brakes that doesn't have an extended spring bit. The old Suntours were like that.

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    Paul's would be another option as they don't use that hole either...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tall_IA_Biker
    Hey Guys,

    I feel like this is a dumb question. Anyhow I assumed that I could use standard cantilver brakes for my build. Which worked fine for the rear. However on the fork I have screw on bosses, but no slots/holes for the tensioning spring of the cantilever brake. What do I need to do to fix my problem? Thanks for the help guys.

    You might want to check out the "New" Cantilever Brakes from Bruce Gordon Cycles

    http://bgcycles.com/brakes.html

    Regards,
    Bruce Gordon

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    Quote Originally Posted by bgcycles
    You might want to check out the "New" Cantilever Brakes from Bruce Gordon Cycles

    http://bgcycles.com/brakes.html

    Regards,
    Bruce Gordon
    Pretty.

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    Very pretty, I heard about these after the show. The issue I would have with these for CX is that point looks awful sharp for a rear canti. I think it would poke you in the back. I could sure see those on a Vanilla touring frame.
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