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Can I mount old brakes on a newer bike?
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The part on my frame where the V-brakes fit on to has broken off. Can I fit another type of brake? The frame has a bar above the brake with a hole in it like the old type of brakes.
Many thanks, Phil

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Hi Phil,
Sure, you can fit a side-pull caliper brake like this:<br />
http://howtofixbikes.blogspot.com/2006/09/how-to-install-and-repair-sidepull.html
And here's how to adjust them:<br />
http://bikeride.com/sidepull-caliper-brakes/

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