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 Post subject: 1998 Barracuda A2B
PostPosted: Tue Aug 24, 2010 3:33 am 
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I had a 1994 Barracuda A2Rs that was stolen :( . I loved that bike so much that I had to have another Barracuda. I found this 1998 on Amazon for $200 dollars. It was a great bike for 200 bucks but I had to make it mine.

I changed out the fork for a Rock Shox dart 3 with a lock out. New Cane Creek headset with a Easton E-50 Stem. I then went for a direct pull Avid brakes with new levers. Last I added a new Sel-Cof handlebar with a Vetta VL-110 computer. I still want to change out the pedals and I should be good to go..

I ran into some problems running the cable for the back brakes. They use little circle mounts for the cable so I am still thinking how I am gonna make that work permanent .. Here are some pics. Hope you guys like and any suggestions on the rear brake cables would be great.. I have to have one post for Pics so pics will follow.. This is a great forum..


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 24, 2010 3:33 am 
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 24, 2010 9:40 pm 
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could you tae pics of the circle mounts?


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 24, 2010 10:14 pm 
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Here is the front mount...
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Here is the rear as you can see it is just a circle not sure how I could use with the new brakes. So I just wired tied the cable for now. Thanks for the help

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 25, 2010 8:53 pm 
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the 'whole' mount is for cable outer to go through take the cable off and 'thread it through :wink:


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 25, 2010 9:24 pm 
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It wont fit thru... Thats the problem... I think you are telling me to slide the housing and the cable thru?


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 25, 2010 9:45 pm 
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Have you got a pic of all of the left side of the bike?


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 25, 2010 10:15 pm 
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Thats a cable guide for using cantis, the inner ran right to the back brake.

You need a cable stop of some sort - they made them for konas, perhaps one of these would fit.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 25, 2010 10:31 pm 
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Thanks fingers.. I should have made that clear....
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 26, 2010 6:58 pm 
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hi mate, i like the bike. it looks very tidy for a 98.


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