Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?

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Sorry if this has aready been suggested - I didn't read past the first 10 or so threads. I wouldn't try welding a disk bracket on a stock fork tube . The fork twists bigtime and eventually breaks the disk bracket tab . Hold the forks with your legs and twist the handle bars - see what I mean . I tried lacing a disk brake mt bike hub to a 17" rim and Tig'g a bracket as you found on the lower fork tube - Worked great til I grabbed it hard one time and the fork tube twist by slightly bending at the axle bolt , eventually the metal fatigued and breaks the caliper mount not the weld whipping around and winding up the brake cable and sending you down .Let's just say that hurt . The inner axle locknut and outer nut didn't provide enough surface to hold off the rotation of the fork tube . It eventually put a slight bend in my axle and cracked the caliper bracket and it snapped . It worked well for about a year before it cracked and snapped. I eventually went with CR80 front fork tubes on a 5-star tree with a disk setup hub and then later a drum fork for the looks and the ability to use stock snowflakes . A CB100 tree and dirtbike tubes also work. I thought of going cheap chinese pitbike or scooter stuff but haven't had one available to mod. I wouldn't do a Mt bike setup again because for one, the pads are expensive and the disks are fairly thin to begin with - but they look real cool all spindly and such .

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  Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Topic by: CartelKustoms CartelKustoms 07/17/08 03:57PM
  Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Re: jack jack 07/17/08 03:57PM
  Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Re: sam sam 07/17/08 03:59PM
  Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Re: CartelKustoms CartelKustoms 07/17/08 04:01PM
  Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Re: sam sam 07/17/08 04:08PM
  Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Re: CartelKustoms CartelKustoms 07/17/08 04:12PM
  Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Re: weeder weeder 07/17/08 04:14PM
  Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Re: sam sam 07/17/08 04:20PM
  Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Re: CartelKustoms CartelKustoms 07/17/08 05:08PM
  Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Re: weeder weeder 07/17/08 05:20PM
  Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Re: Bruce Edwards Bruce Edwards 07/18/08 12:46AM
  Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Re: jensaroo jensaroo 07/17/08 04:10PM
  Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Re: CartelKustoms CartelKustoms 07/17/08 04:13PM
  Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Re: Grom Alan Grom Alan 07/17/08 04:20PM
  Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Re: Graham Motzing Graham Motzing 07/17/08 06:35PM
  I MTN bikeRe: lucas lucas 07/17/08 07:02PM
  Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Re: JunkyardDog JunkyardDog 07/17/08 07:01PM
  Re: I MTN bikeRe: bairdlax bairdlax 07/17/08 07:10PM
  Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Re: Chris Chris 07/18/08 01:43AM
  Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Re: Bruce Edwards Bruce Edwards 07/18/08 01:59AM
  Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Re: JunkyardDog JunkyardDog 07/18/08 03:50AM
  Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Re: Ian! Ian! 07/18/08 06:41AM
  Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Re: ken ken 07/18/08 11:08AM
  Re: Bicycle rims and spokes on a 'ped?Re: CartelKustoms CartelKustoms 07/18/08 01:16PM

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