Have questions or want to discuss cycling? Join Now or Sign In to participate in the BikeRide community.

New: Take part in the July Giveaway for VTUVIA SN100 Camouflage Fat Tire E-Bike $1679

27 1/4 to 700c conversion
Hello everybody! Im new to the forum and I think bikes are what make people happy Tongue .

Anyways im currently converging my panasonic sport 1000 to 700c. Ask me why im just dumb haha, love the frame for some odd reason but eventually wanna get a new frame. Currently on the bike I have a full tiagra groupset (besides brakes, have longer arm brakes) the only problem i am having is with the holes for the brakes to go into the frame. They are a bit too narrow and wanted to see the best way i can get around that.

Im thinking i can drill a slighlty bigger hole in the frame for them to go through but wanted to hear advice from people who maybe have done something like this before


Attached is what the bike look like    

I have never done this before, but there should always be concern about how your fabrication effects the integrity of frame.

Possibly, you should seek out a different brake set. At worst, you can get the Odyssey 1999 brakes, which are single pivot side-pull, and will be fully compatible with your aero levers. Just measure to make sure the reach will give you clearance.

A pair of Dia-Compe DL800 dual-pivot brakes should also do the trick very well.

Possibly Related Threads...
Last Post
03-30-2015, 12:18 PM
Last Post: nfmisso
01-03-2014, 09:26 PM
Last Post: oldfoxb
09-20-2013, 11:09 PM
Last Post: nfmisso
03-28-2013, 07:39 PM
Last Post: nfmisso

Forum Jump:

10 Latest Posts
Cycling photos while on holiday
Yesterday 05:35 PM
Help identifying date of manufacturing
Yesterday 10:23 AM
Make a freewheel removal tool
Yesterday 07:32 AM
Weak spring tension on the derailleur wi...
Yesterday 07:18 AM
Woodsplitter in Pittsfield, Vermont
08-12-2022 06:19 AM
New Stator For My Ride1up Core 5
08-10-2022 08:49 PM
Jumps a Gear
08-09-2022 07:14 PM
Rode my First Double Century in June
08-08-2022 11:42 PM
2022 road cycling season
08-08-2022 04:03 PM
Vairas vintage bicycle brand
08-08-2022 11:45 AM

Join BikeRide on Strava
Feel free to join if you are on Strava: www.strava.com/clubs/bikeridecom

Top 5 Posters This Month
no avatar 1. ichitan
21 posts
no avatar 2. ReapThaWhirlwind
17 posts
no avatar 3. Jesper
16 posts
no avatar 4. dinh thaihoang
11 posts
no avatar 5. Criminal
7 posts