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Old 12-02-11, 11:43 AM
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Rear Brake Schwinn

Hi hope all are doing great... I have a 1965 Schwinn Typhoon build to have only a rear coaster brake... I have found that 700 x 32c tires, wheels will fit this frame.... I want to add a rear side pull brake.... My question is... is the bracket over the rear wheel that held the fender stronger enough for me to adapt a side pull brake to it..?

thanks a ton for any and all help

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Old 12-02-11, 11:55 AM
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You should be able to mount a vintage side or center pull brake on one of these with few problems if you can find one with the correct brake reach which may somewhat limit your choice of brakes. I have seen a lot of older Schwinns that have been converted to modern wheels and brakes. I doubt frame strength will be a issue if you can find a brake that is a good fit.
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