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Old 07-29-08, 10:33 AM
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Ok,why would they put the disc tabs there?
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lol to the disc brake tabs
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Lol I was like "well whats wrong with them then"? then I noticed

hmmm they are on backwards because we are "down under"?

Nice frame though come on!


They might work though no!?
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Ok,why would they put the disc tabs there?

- To make it easier to get to the eyelets
- to be different
- because they're on the other side of leading vs trailing edge caliper placement debate

What's odd is that the full bike has the tabs on the backside
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- To make it easier to get to the eyelets
- to be different
- because they're on the other side of leading vs trailing edge caliper placement debate

What's odd is that the full bike has the tabs on the backside
That tab mounting would also push the wheel axle into the dropout rather then trying to pull it out as you get when mounted on the other side and behind the fork.
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That tab mounting would also push the wheel axle into the dropout rather then trying to pull it out as you get when mounted on the other side and behind the fork.
if they did that on the back it might make it easier to attach the burley. but i doubt it...
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if they did that on the back it might make it easier to attach the burley. but i doubt it...
Gunnar does it on their RockTour frame, although not on the drive side.
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^^^^^ That setup is becoming more common. I have three(soon to be four) bikes with that caliper placement.
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