Old 10-07-20, 01:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Happy Feet View Post
I have a set for the front of my current bike. Just have to put them on. The rear had a U brake so V's won't fit but I swapped out a set of more modern cross levers.

I'm also looking ahead to my next build of mashing two 90's era bikes together. One has V's on the back and the other has a Marzocchi suspension fork that with the mount for disc calipers. Already scoped out the BB7 parts needed.
u-brakes can be very powerful. if your old ones are lacking, it's possible that a modern BMX u-brakes will fit the same way. set it up with some compressionless brake housing, good pads, and minimal spring tension and that should be a solid setup.
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