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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 12:43 pm 
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I thought Gruff had sold the frame? if you bought it that makes it your C16r you are building :wink: :)

There are a few ways you can run canti's with those forks! There are a few levers that match the canti's or you could just use rapidfire units and not worry about matching every part. The canti's are good so a decent shimano lever unit will give you good brakes.

Personally i really like Magura brakes, but the bike is yours, its you that needs to be happy with it :)

I also like black components, if you use a black seatpost the cranks etc will look fine 8)

Main thing is you start a build thread and post plenty of pics :D

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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 6:11 pm 
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Nice to see the build :)
And as Mk says it's your C16r.


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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 6:18 pm 
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Not for cantis and not colourful but would work with those forks I have a set of M739 levers I’m about to list


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PostPosted: Sun May 19, 2019 11:28 am 
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mkone wrote:
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There are a few ways you can run canti's with those forks! ...

Main thing is you start a build thread and post plenty of pics :D

Mark

There are, but that is not what the reflector hole was designed for.

The cantis really need to go on something 92/93ish ;-)


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PostPosted: Sun May 19, 2019 12:11 pm 
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FluffyChicken wrote:
mkone wrote:
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There are a few ways you can run canti's with those forks! ...

Main thing is you start a build thread and post plenty of pics :D

Mark

There are, but that is not what the reflector hole was designed for.

The cantis really need to go on something 92/93ish ;-)



Reflector hole? maybe use a headset cable hanger, for example!? :wink:

And since the OP is considering using x1 setup i doubt he is worried about years :) The canti.s look good on the bike and the bike is designed for canti's, sooo...

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PostPosted: Sun May 19, 2019 3:16 pm 
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mkone wrote:
FluffyChicken wrote:
mkone wrote:
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There are a few ways you can run canti's with those forks! ...

Main thing is you start a build thread and post plenty of pics :D

Mark

There are, but that is not what the reflector hole was designed for.

The cantis really need to go on something 92/93ish ;-)



Reflector hole? maybe use a headset cable hanger, for example!? :wink:

And since the OP is considering using x1 setup i doubt he is worried about years :) The canti.s look good on the bike and the bike is designed for canti's, sooo...

Mark


Mark, you can't use a headset cable hanger with suspension forks, the cable will slacken as the fork compresses ;)


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PostPosted: Sun May 19, 2019 4:57 pm 
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mkone wrote:
FluffyChicken wrote:
mkone wrote:
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There are a few ways you can run canti's with those forks! ...

Main thing is you start a build thread and post plenty of pics :D

Mark

There are, but that is not what the reflector hole was designed for.

The cantis really need to go on something 92/93ish ;-)



Reflector hole? maybe use a headset cable hanger, for example!? :wink:

And since the OP is considering using x1 setup i doubt he is worried about years :) The canti.s look good on the bike and the bike is designed for canti's, sooo...

Mark

But the forks are not!
And you can't use headset hangers with these modern fangled forks that move up and down.


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PostPosted: Sun May 19, 2019 7:04 pm 
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Gruff wrote:
Mark, you can't use a headset cable hanger with suspension forks, the cable will slacken as the fork compresses ;)



:lol: :facepalm: Yes, your right, the amount of times ive built a frame and found that out at the end, and still hasnt sunk in :lol:

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PostPosted: Mon May 20, 2019 12:44 pm 
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I think I'm just gonna use the soles of my shoes just to prevent any further debate...

:D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D


(Have actually gone with the Magura's- if I can get some replacement Rockshox decals in blue or yellow then it should be less offensive overall)


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PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2019 5:03 pm 
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I don't have any, but some Polished/pewter 2 tone Avid SD's would go well without looking like your.e trying too hard.


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