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    Senior Member PanFry's Avatar
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    Long Reach Brake Calipers for Larger Tires?

    Surly Creamroller

    want to run 37c. WTB All-Terrain

    Tektro R556/R559

    or

    Tektro R737

    ???

    Thanks In Advance,

    PF

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    R556 should do it. I've got one and it's huge
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    Wait, doesn't the reach need to remain the same? Don't you need like... "wide reach" calipers? Or am I missing something here?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FastJake View Post
    Wait, doesn't the reach need to remain the same? Don't you need like... "wide reach" calipers? Or am I missing something here?
    Correct. Reach is the distance from the mounting hole to the braking surface of the rim. If the current calipers fit, then longer reach calipers will put your brake pads below the rim.

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