Re: [CR]WTB: Extended threaded insert for recessed front brake...22 mm long

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Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2007 14:14:49 -0400
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
From: "John Betmanis" <johnb@oxford.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]WTB: Extended threaded insert for recessed front brake...22 mm long
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At 07:23 PM 23/06/2007 -0400, Sheldon Brown wrote:
>However, I have some strategies that might help you:
>
>http://sheldonbrown.com/recessed

When I wanted to mount a front brake on my track bike, the only affordable one I could find was a Dia-Compe GS rear brake at the LBS. I made my own recessed nut by cutting down a 5/16" stainless steel allen bolt and tapping it out to M6.

http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/Oldyellr/jeunet/Dscf0021.jpg.html

John Betmanis
Woodstock, Ontario
Canada