Wanted: Brakes in Perth

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gracie
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Wanted: Brakes in Perth

Postby gracie » Wed Nov 10, 2010 12:24 am

Hi everyone,

I was wondering if someone could help...I'm after a front brake for an old bike (I think it's from the 1970's). The problem I am having are:
1. New brakes don't fit as the rear bolt for the screw is too big to fit inside the fork
2. An older brake caliper has a bolt that fits but is too short
3. Another brake caliper I have fits but are long reach and I can't get the brake pads to align with the braking surface of the wheel

Does anybody have a spare front brake I can try and buy?

Also, I'm looking for some brake levers for standard (26.0mm) bars.

Cheers

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gclark8
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Re: Wanted: Brakes in Perth

Postby gclark8 » Wed Nov 10, 2010 1:30 am

Bring it round, should be able to fix. 8)
Cheers,
George.

.isaac.
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Re: Wanted: Brakes in Perth

Postby .isaac. » Wed Nov 10, 2010 3:59 pm

Should this be a thread for the Market Place?

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HappyHumber
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Re: Wanted: Brakes in Perth

Postby HappyHumber » Wed Nov 10, 2010 8:04 pm

EvilGenius wrote:Should this be a thread for the Market Place?

I'll leave it to the mods, but it seems like a request for a bit of help from the OP as well. I would hesitate to say it could almost be in "the shed"

regardless... gclark8 is the man! ;) send him a PM & get in contact
- Kym
Since I keep misplacing my common sense down the shed, I guess I'll have to borrow someone elses off the internet.

brauluver
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Re: Wanted: Brakes in Perth

Postby brauluver » Wed Nov 10, 2010 9:17 pm

Or the WA forum.

reported, let the mods decide.

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