Old 11-20-08, 01:10 PM
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Originally Posted by vladamiraaron View Post
I swapped mine to 700c. The Canti's reach just fine. Long caliper side pulls are not hard to find if yours hasn't canti studs. Just swap em out, it'll be fine!
Really? That's good news. My LBS looked at my Gran Turismo and said "no way" on the existing cantilever brakes. I bought a new set of tires and went on my way, though am planning to revisit the issue next time I have to deal with either the hubs, rims, freewheel or tires. With 27 inch tires I just *barely* have enough fender clearance on my bike; 700's would help.
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