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  • thomasraelburke

    Member
    2 February 2009 at 8:02 pm

    i have a commencal absolut crmo frame and i want to run v brake in the rear. it has 3 bolts on both sides of the upper chainstay presumably to fit a brake post to. im having trouble finding a brake post to fit in the hole though. the only brake posts i can find are for sus forks and the thread is to big to fit in hol in the frame.

    is it usually a smaller thread for rear brake post studs or have i got a twat of a frame?

    does anyone know where i can get one?

    thanks in advance

  • Filthy

    Member
    2 February 2009 at 8:14 pm

    thought absoluts were disc only, unless the 3 holes you speak of are for an adaptor to take a v-brake, might be worth asking on here…

    http://www.commencalownersclub.com

  • Gunner

    Member
    2 February 2009 at 8:18 pm

    They have them on the Bonthrone Bikes website I think with the removable rear “V”brake. You could try contacting them direct to see what you may need. The description I saw somewhere also said Tektro V-brake on the rear.

    http://www.freemanscycles.co.uk/product2.asp?product_id=1437&pname=V-brake%20set.

    😕 😕 😕

  • thomasraelburke

    Member
    2 February 2009 at 8:24 pm

    cheers. they definatly take v’s its a 05 model but i dont think its ever had them. one description i read said removable brake posts so someone’s removed em. i’ll try contacting them direct and finding exactly what i need i just want my frame chuckable now haha. chees again

  • Gunner

    Member
    2 February 2009 at 8:31 pm

    Is this the one, 2005 with removable rear “V”s

    http://www.bonthronebikes.co.uk/16-23709

  • thomasraelburke

    Member
    2 February 2009 at 8:33 pm

    thats the monster yeah.

  • thomasraelburke

    Member
    2 February 2009 at 8:41 pm

    its my first build and its turning out more expensive than i thought. its all the small details like this, i just want to get and ride haha.

    absolut crmo

    mxcomp bomber

    avid front disc rear v

    alex dx 32 rear

    halo combat front

    sram x9 rear mech

    truvativ isoflow 38t front

    old brooks leather seat (looks class)

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