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Cruiser brake upgrades

Old 06-12-21, 05:48 PM
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Cruiser brake upgrades questions

I originally started hijacking a post then figured I would start a new one more to the point.

looking to upgrade brakes on a few family beach cruisers with 3.5 inch tires. Two are shimano 3 apeeds. I havenít seen too many options for upgrading to front brakes without having bosses on the forks.

I have been researching different options and havenít found good solutions. I figured someone here could tell me yes, no, get a new bike, buy a golf cartÖ.

Thanks!

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Old 06-15-21, 09:04 AM
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Usually a caliper brake (look at Tektro Caliper Brake for Beach Cruiser) is a bolt-on. Amazon usually has them, but others too. Don't expect them to stop on a dime though.
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Old 06-15-21, 04:12 PM
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Find a used wheel with a drum brake on ebay. I have bought quite a few that way and they look great on a cruiser.
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