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    brake question

    so I bought eighthinch julians and a dirty harry brake lever and i was wondering what brake i should run if i am running it on the back wheel. anyone have a suggestion?
    should be moderately cheap if possible.

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    What kind of frame? Pics?
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    its just an old 76 centurion super le mans. i don't have any pictures right now, but it has standard holes for brakes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ovandertuig View Post
    its just an old 76 centurion super le mans. i don't have any pictures right now, but it has standard holes for brakes.
    Unfortunately for you, several standards exist. Were there already brakes on it?

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    You must first measure your reach. Reach: http://sheldonbrown.com/calipers.html#reach Continue reading to find out how to install a brake intended for recessed mounting on a frame not intended for such a brake.

    Also, mount the brake on the FRONT, not the rear. It will be twice as useful up there.
    Why "derailer" is the correct way to spell the gear-change mechanism: sheldonbrown.com/derailer.html

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