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  1. #1
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Apr 2006

    looking to upgrade to disc, 06 specialized

    I have a 06 specialized hardrock sport with v brakes, I'm thinking of getting some disc brakes. My frame and forks have the mounts but will I have to buy new rims? The rims are stock alex rims hr26.

    Think it would be a bit expensive to have to upgrade rims plus disc brakes.

  2. #2
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    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    You'll need a wheelset with hubs that are disc compatible , either 6 bolt hubs or centre lock hubs so that you can attach the discs to them.

    Front Centre Lock Hub:
    Rear Centre Lock Hub:
    Front 6 Bolt Hub:
    Rear 6 Bolt Hub:

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