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    How Do I tell If Disc Brakes Will Fit or Not?

    I have Gary Fisher Super Caliber frame around 3-4 years old, with Avid V brakes. I'm thinking about upgarding to disc brakes. It may be a dumb question, bow can I tell if the bosses on the frame are the correct location and spacing to allow me to fit a rear disc brake?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Maxx
    I have Gary Fisher Super Caliber frame around 3-4 years old, with Avid V brakes. I'm thinking about upgarding to disc brakes. It may be a dumb question, bow can I tell if the bosses on the frame are the correct location and spacing to allow me to fit a rear disc brake?
    Thanks,
    You won't actually use the bosses to install disc brakes, they would become usless dust collectors. If your frame is disc compatible, there will be a mount near the rear axle on the left seat stay with 2 holes in it that allows you to bolt the disc caliper there.

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    Your frame probably uses a bolt-on disc mount. There will be three holes on the left dropout for the mount. Any Trek/Fisher/Klein dealer should have/can get the disc mount.
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