Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

BMX Dirt, vert, flatland or street? Drop in the BMX forum to talk to other 20" riders around the world. What is the best BMX bicycle for you? Learn all about it here.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-18-06, 01:42 PM   #1
phoebeisis
New Orleans
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Bikes:
Posts: 2,786
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 144 Post(s)
Reach of 1020 sidepull brakes?

Anyone have any idea of the reach of BMX sidepull brakes that would be described as 1020 sidepulls-brand name Lee Chi??
How wide are sidepulls like this-I mean how much space between the caliper arms when the calipers on on the bike,but not being "squeezed"?
I'm asking because I'm thinking about using some for a project where I need about 85mm from the center of the mounting bolt to the center of the shoe when it is at it's "longest" setting.Thanks.Charlie
PS-Most road bikes-70's vintage-have about 56mm of reach-I need 30mm more for a shorter wheel(622 to 559).
PPS Hey,why are BMX brakes sooo long?Why do they need sooo much space above the tire?To add height to the bike-seat,but still use small-20"-wheels?
phoebeisis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-18-06, 02:07 PM   #2
mude
Baned.
 
mude's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Bikes:
Posts: 3,992
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
the tires are alot bigger then most road bikes...i think.
mude is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:39 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    get answers from real people!
Click to start entering your question.
I HAVE A QUESTION