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    brake posts too close..

    i have an old ciocc cross and the posts are only about 56mm center to center so brakes totally dont work well.. anyone have a suggestion for a brake that would?

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    I assume you are trying to use a modern "v-brake pad" brake. I had the same problem and ended up using a old XT canti set fro the parts bin. The newer brakes are designed to have at least 7cm center to center.
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    it's canti.. but modern.. Ill try that.. its an older bike so it makes sense that it needs older brakes.

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    yeah i'd look for something with post type pads. a little more adjustability there.
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