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 Post subject: Brake adaptor
PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 5:16 pm 
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Just bought this brake adaptor from a guy on pinkbike (£13 posted so didn't break the bank) I've just moked it up on the back of the Raven with a very cheap rear disc wheel, my question is do you think I should buy a decent rear disc wheel and brake or just stick with V brake's on the back and disc up front?


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 5:43 pm 
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looks ok to me chap. Dosent look out of place.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 5:50 pm 
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I sprayed the connecting rod on it black so it blends in a bit better. I'll keep looking for a cheap Q/R rear wheel for it you never know I may eventually find a disc ready replacement swing arm.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 5:53 pm 
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Location: Behind you with the duct tape pulled out.
Have to say chap that looks better every time I see it, not that it was a dog in the first place.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 5:59 pm 
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Thankyou, It's getting there, that rear wheel is off a silver fox hence the non matching tyre. Ideally I would like a similar rim to the front and put the matching tyre on. Need to keep mechanical discs though as I dont really want to get trid of my XT gear brake combo's :?


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Keep it disc. May as well make it symetrical.

Is that a brake therapy one?


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 10:05 pm 
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I would keep an eye out on ebay for a rear arm with disc mounts, they come up quite often


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 9:49 am 
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I don't think it is Josh, not seen any markings on it to indicate make. It's well made (even has greese nipples on the bearings) I painted the connecting rod and going to do the same to the bracket. Im keeping an eye out all the time for a disc ready swing arm, any ideas what years models etc would fit this?


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 9:51 am 
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discs front and rear.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 11, 2012 10:59 am 
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Dont paint the rest of the adaptor it looks balanced out as it is.


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