Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About
It is currently Wed May 25, 2016 12:16 pm
Recently the board software has been updated and there are some known bugs/failures:
- Avatars are currently not being displayed ✔ FIXED
- Tapatalk connection is currently broken ✔ FIXED

If you find more errors please post it here: http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=139062


All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: FRAME BRAKE DROP ?
PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2012 3:50 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Sep 02, 2011 6:19 pm
Posts: 113
Location: uk,lincs
any one any idea what is meant by the drop for the brakes on a road frame ?

i think am being a total ass asking but thought i would

cheers WW


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: FRAME BRAKE DROP ?
PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2012 6:01 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Jun 07, 2005 3:32 pm
Posts: 551
It's the reach from centre of the caliper bolt to the rim braking surface. Most modern road frames have very similar reach, but they're not all the same; they can vary a few mm, both front and rear. You might've noticed when swapping brakes from one bike to another, that the pads have to be adjusted. Some older steel frames have larger drop, to the point where long-reach calipers are required

Image


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Aero Drop Bars

[ Go to page: 1 2 3 ]

in Road

campbellrae

35

4255

Sun Apr 03, 2016 9:15 am

muntos View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. 7.7 TREK Madone Need to drop weight

in Road

edualonso

5

521

Tue Aug 11, 2015 9:26 pm

FIJIGabe View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Flat top compact drop bar advice

in Road

Devon

11

514

Wed Mar 16, 2016 12:35 pm

audiojan View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Road bike Handlebar with 22.2mm drop tubes?

in Road

andreszucs

8

281

Sat Apr 30, 2016 11:21 pm

MisterMuncher View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Cervelo S5 Aero Drop Bar stem cable routing

in Road

cajer

6

768

Tue Aug 25, 2015 4:46 pm

BmanX View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: CP, Google Adsense [Bot], ryanw, Swannie, Tomstr, wheelzqc and 32 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited