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Adding disc Brakes
#1
Are there ways to add disc brakes to wheels that aren't set up for them? The wheels I have came off a Schwinn Excursion from a few years ago. I was able to use the front brake with a little adjusting because I used the fork from the schwinn. But I have no back brake as of now. There are no posts for the brakes, it's disc only. I have not done any serious riding yet but it doesn't look good.
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#2
As far as I know the only way to add brakes to a wheel set is to actually change out the hub. I'd imagine that is more involved than the answer you're looking for. I have no seen any adapters for hubs to hold discs. Anyone else seen anything?
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#3
did find this

but it will prob be cheaper to change the hubs


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#4
i believe it still requires a disc hub, and v-brake mounts, which he doesn't have. while it wont help him, im glad you posted this because im sure it will help others, maybe even me later on.
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#5
Ok, I am a little more educated now, I am going to dial it back and start getting some components that are actually right for what I need.
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