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Front brake calipers for a fork from track frame? Do I need a specific size?

Old 11-10-18, 08:13 PM
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Front brake calipers for a fork from track frame? Do I need a specific size?

Just got a new fork for my frame, however, it is from a track frame and feel like the brake caliper area is alot shorter(?). Are my eyes deceiving me or am I indeed looking for a specific size for the fork to accomodate a brake caliper?
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Old 11-10-18, 08:33 PM
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Not a lot to go on here. Is the fork drilled for brakes? Some aren't.

Many track forks will require short reach brake calipers. I think you can get a good estimate of the reach by measuring from the center of the bolt hole to the center of the brake track on your rim. Hopefully it is specified with your brakes.
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Old 11-10-18, 11:27 PM
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Yes it is drilled for brakes. I guess Ill have to go and get an estimate of the length at a LBS
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This was such an easy fix..I just added an extra brake caliper washer and..PROBLEM SOLVED! Sorry for such an amateur question, should've figured this one out myself loll.
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