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Old 01-11-19, 06:29 PM
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Originally Posted by 4funbikes View Post
Curious to hear if these new DC brakes work. I've seen a mention of some older XT units working on narrow spacing, but I've never had a set to test.Would love to have some more options for my Schwinn Passage.
Most of the 80s brakes will work fine for 27" wheels- as far as going to 700c I've had luck with the DC981, Suntour XC Pro and the Shimano "Deore II" MT-62. The Shimano XT M732 brakes will work as well.

Since the XC Pro brakes work- that would mean the variants of that should work as well- the DC986 and 987 and the Ritchey cantilevers.
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