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    How to install disc brakes on a rigid fork?

    I'm swapping out the Suntour xcr on my HT for a White Bros rigid fork. I thought I was good to go until I saw the mounts for the hydraulic brakes are different, 90 degrees different and the White Bros mount is not threaded. Is there an adapter plate that I need? I'm using Skelatal brakes if that makes a difference. I've looked at both the Skelatal and White Bros sites to see and couldn't find a lick of info.

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    Adapter based on your Brand and disc size.
    Just keep pedaling, don't stop pedaling.

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    Thanks!

    Sources? I saw that Skelatal brakes are made in England. Who would carry an adapter here in the U.S.?

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    The WB fork is post mount (74mm,) as opposed to your other fork that I'm assuming isa 51mm International Standard. As Bryan said, the specific adapter will depend on rotor size, but shouldn't be brand specific.

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    according to clarks website they skeletal brakes can be installed on forks with post mounts. the brakes you have might already have the adapter however in your case you wouldn't need it since the fork has post mounts on it.

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    I just mentioned the brand because I assumed things like Avid's CPS system would dictate different mounts even with same sized rotors. Could be wrong though.
    Just keep pedaling, don't stop pedaling.

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