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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 05-29-09, 02:01 PM   #1
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Fork drilling question

So I picked up an old Puch Cavalier, fixed conversion. I'd like to stick a brake on there, but the fork is set up for the older nutted bolt calipers.

My LBS said they could drill the fork and convert it to accept recessed nutted calipers.

My question is: has anyone done this, and does it compromise the integrity of the fork?
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Old 05-29-09, 02:10 PM   #2
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No one has ever seen what you are about to see ... you are like the voyageurs of old. Go, and discover!

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It has been done countless times and if the frame is not a collectible then go for it.
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