bumping this thread as i think it needs some promotion!
I've been looking into this heavily the past month.
so far i've encountered a company that can do it, but it'll cost in the region of £400 smackers (thats just to get the first one made - includes tooling/CAD drawing and first shot)
i have recently discovered an alternative which i will be trying out - probably at the end of this month - see here:
http://forums.mtbr.com/attachments/sing ... mplete.jpg
http://forums.mtbr.com/attachments/sing ... ue_rod.jpg
http://forums.mtbr.com/attachments/sing ... dapter.jpg
http://forums.mtbr.com/attachments/sing ... aliper.jpg
it uses the A2Z adapter and uses a threaded rod with 2 rose joints plus some bolts either end to help distribute the force up to the brake boss stud much in the same way as the Braketherapy strut. i've checked out the cost of all the parts that look to be needed and it comes in at around £40.
not sure how reliable it is, but it looks to make sense, as i've heard about the A2Z adapter playing up under high braking loads. this looks to possibly strengthen it somewhat. much prefer this route to welding or just having an adapter bolted to the dropouts only.
will update when i get this version sorted and fitted.
also might be worth mentioning that i have got in touch with Broady, but not sure of his capabilities in replicating the Sharkfin. Will know this week hopefully.
if anyone else has any ideas (sensible ones) i'd like to hear them, as i've got a real bee in my bonnet about this now
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