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Old 07-01-15, 08:03 PM
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Old school question......1996 Proflex 756 brakes......

I bought a Proflex 756...it was speced with Tektro 870 brakes. It has been upgraded with V brakes which is great, but I'd like to maybe put it back original. I cannot find any info on these brakes.

Does anyone know what these brakes were? Cantis? U brakes? A pic would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks in advance!
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Wouldn't have been uBrakes. Does the frameset (swingarm and vector fork) have cable stops for cantis? If so, there's your answer.

The 756 wasn't a very high end build (LX components IIRC), so I'd imagine the brakes weren't all that memorable, which would do a lot to explain why you an't find anything on them.

A google image search for "proflex 756" shows many of them, most with cantilever brakes. Poke around in those images, I bet what you're looking for is already there.
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