Bolt Specs

Discuss light weight issues concerning mountain bikes & parts.

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by tmaybee

The idea was brought up in a post on of a list of bolt specs for specific parts and there is no retailer with one avaliable. I am going to try to create a database.

If you have the specifics for the required bolts for a part, please email it to me at


For example, I know thompson stems need 6 M5 X 0.8 X 20.
Does anyone know what a set of Avid Ti v-brakes need? Are they the same as Avid Mag v-brakes?

Thanks for the help.

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by Tippster

Not sure if you or other readers of this thread have already read but this article is useful:

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by jer

Yes, they are exactly the same. The avid mags have magnesium arms, and steel bushings and hardware, and the Ti's have aluminum arms, aluminum bushings and Ti hardware.

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