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Is it possible to add front disc brake (possibly a rear disc brake) to a single speed

Old 03-14-20, 05:16 PM
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It would require a huge amount of work to add rear disk brakes to a bike that wasn't built for them. It would require even more work with a single-speed. Consider this: with most single speeds, you adjust the chain tension by moving the wheel back and forth in the dropout. If you had a disk caliper mounted to the frame, the disk would move relative to the caliper, and that would be Bad. There are single-speed disk-brake bikes, but these have special dropouts where the whole dropout moves to tension the chain, and the disk caliper is bolted to the dropout. Adapting a frame to do this would almost certainly cost more than the frame is worth.
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It a blue + orange+ white. Also I'm 15 years old. I ride this bike to school everyday, so yeah.
In the meantime, give brand, model, and wheel size.
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