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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2007 12:14 am 
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These took the form of a brake booster type affair if i recollect.

Anyone know of one for sale? Or am I dreaming?

Is it Ti Project two territory again? :shock:


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2007 9:52 am 
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I know mavic used to make a 26" - 700cc converter ? , could that work if you can switch the canti posts round ?
Bikeshopowner has one in the shop still (I think).

:idea: :? , maybe it won't :!: , (thinking out loud again)


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2007 6:28 pm 
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I've got a U brake. Do you want it?


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2007 6:32 pm 
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Just wondering if I could convert a Ubrake mount to cantis that all..


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2007 6:50 pm 
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Never mind. [ polite cough ] Angle grinder and welding torch time. [ / polite cough ]


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2007 10:43 pm 
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A frame builder will do it for about £30 (fit new bosses) but then you need to have a respray done afterwards. Or paint the bosses in clear lacquer - as Nathan Barley would say it looks "well weapon".

Terry...


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