Bike Change



hallie-lk

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Hi,
I was wanting to put disc brakes and cyclocross tyres on my roadie so i could commute on it. for the discs would i just have to change the hubs on my bike, or are they not compatible at all with roadies. For the cyclocross tyres, what would probably be the largest width trye i could fit on it?

Thanks for the help,
Nick.
 

boudreaux

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hallie-lk said:
Hi,
I was wanting to put disc brakes and cyclocross tyres on my roadie so i could commute on it. for the discs would i just have to change the hubs on my bike, or are they not compatible at all with roadies. For the cyclocross tyres, what would probably be the largest width trye i could fit on it?

Thanks for the help,
Nick.
Not compatible. 28s are usually the widest with most current road frames and calipers.
 

hallie-lk

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hi,
boudreaux thanks for your reply but i have found a road bike with disc brakes (link at botom), and i was just wondering which part is not convertable? is the size of the disc hub that might not fit into the roadie dropouts?

If i were to get a custom wheel: (and get a shop to fix this up for me)
Would i not be able to fit a mtn bike disc hub on and get a road rim, with cyclocross tyres?

Because basiclly what i am aiming for is something like this...
( http://www.marschall-framework.de/rennrad/rennrad_bild_4.html ) :D cheers again,
Nick.
 

boudreaux

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hallie-lk said:
hi,
boudreaux thanks for your reply but i have found a road bike with disc brakes (link at botom), and i was just wondering which part is not convertable? is the size of the disc hub that might not fit into the roadie dropouts?

If i were to get a custom wheel: (and get a shop to fix this up for me)
Would i not be able to fit a mtn bike disc hub on and get a road rim, with cyclocross tyres?

Because basiclly what i am aiming for is something like this...
( http://www.marschall-framework.de/rennrad/rennrad_bild_4.html ) :D cheers again,
Nick.
You need brake mounts on the frame and fork
 

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