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Disc Brake Front with Direct Mount Caliper in rear?

Old 06-11-15, 08:18 PM
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Disc Brake Front with Direct Mount Caliper in rear?

Is this a possibility or is the rear caliper too weak in the rain?
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Old 06-11-15, 09:35 PM
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Everything is possible.
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Old 06-11-15, 09:54 PM
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Wow, disc brake and caliper brake. That will never work. Yer bike is gonna asplode.
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Old 06-12-15, 02:47 AM
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recently, in order to make a valid comparison, i ran both a disc and a dual-caliper brake on the front wheel for a time.
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Old 06-12-15, 03:20 AM
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People have ridden with caliper brakes on both ends forever. They still do today.

Disc/caliper combo is fine. Certain mountain bikes used to be sold that way when discs first came out
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Old 06-12-15, 05:40 AM
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What's the point, that you can convert half the bike just by getting a disc-compatible new fork? No need for a new frame? Makes sense I guess. Just remember that the braking improvement will be on the front where braking is already more powerful even with calipers. So you will have to be very careful about not overdoing in a panic.
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