help i have a brake problem

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  1. davidbaston

    davidbaston New Member

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    hi every body

    can anybody help me please i'm trying to buy some new brakes for my 20 year old bike as my other brakes have siezed up my problem is this

    i have measured from centre of the pivot to the centre of my rim of my wheel which is 55mm is there any makes of brake out in todays market that caters for such a size as 55mm i have noticed most makes tend to be around 40 - 50mm such as campag and shimano

    can any body out there help please


    thanks david baston
     
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  2. daveornee

    daveornee New Member

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    Tekro like the ones on Sheldon's site:

    <http://www.sheldonbrown.com/harris/brakes.html>
     
  3. RBS

    RBS New Member

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    i have measured from centre of the pivot to the centre of my rim of my wheel which is 55mm is there any makes of brake out in todays market that caters for such a size as 55mm i have noticed most makes tend to be around 40 - 50mm such as campag and shimano

    shimano makes an extended reach caliper in the ultegra line. try these:

    http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?...rand=&sku=8048&storetype=&estoreid=&pagename=
     
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