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    More than two brakes.

    Has anyone ever seen a bike with more than two brake sets? I mean literally more than two, not just auxiliary levers and what not. Such as two rim brakes and two disk brake sets, either used with two or four brake levers? I have had such an idea but never had much time to put to it.

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    I have not have much time to put to it either.
    Perhaps we can persuade some idiot to put some time to this idea.

    I have actually seen a dual front disc brake bike. Perhaps you are interested in making one of these, or getting someone else to make one for you.

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    Take a look in HERE for many more pictures

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    Overkill photo.
    Another overkill photo.

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    OP, what's your interest in this? General curiosity, or are you about to go down a serious hill?

    One of the photos posted is of a tandem. That is definitely a braking challenge. In motorcycles, dual front discs have been done when a single was not thought to be adequate. Soon, though, a redesign improved the braking so one disc did the job. I do not see production bikes, motorcycles or bicycles, with two brakes per wheel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by patineto View Post




    Take a look in HERE for many more pictures
    Also know as " the OTB special"
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    Quote Originally Posted by cobba View Post
    Overkill photo.
    Another overkill photo.
    What bike is that?

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    Just general curiousity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scavind View Post
    What bike is that?
    Head Pentagon, the frame was made by Richi Engineering, I think that it was on display at Eurobike in 2008.
    I don't know if it ever went into production or if any were sold.

    The Hulk another crazy bike from that frame maker.

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    I would like to have a dual front disk brake like a motorbike. Shame you cant get both a compatible fork and hub

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    Generally, braking power is limited by tire traction, not the number of brakes per wheel.

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    Yes I've seen it not on a bike but a trike. like tahoeyeti said it's not brakes per wheel, but how many wheel

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    I can do a nice OTB with my single disc setup if I'm subconsciously set for my rim brake bike.

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    Shimano made some test brakes with dual rotors and a water heat reservoir that went under the seat. All this proved to Shimano was that being able to instantly lock a wheel up served only to make riders fall off their bikes. Of course they never went into production.

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