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    Post mount brake spacers - Where to find?

    I've seen them in the Avid user manual (shown as "20mm offset (20W)") and they came on my 2011 Epic.

    Rather than a big bulky spacer, they're essentially just a thick "washer" for a lack of better words.

    Anyone know where to find them? I really like the cleaner look.

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    Not sure if I get what you're asking. Are you looking for something like this...



    If so, it's called a 185mm post adapter and it will require a new longer set of bolts in order to attach your caliper the the post mount on the fork.
    Go on ahead, I'm gonna take a breather.

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    I think that the OP wants something like this.

    If they are in the Avid Manual then get the part # and ask your LBS to order you some.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cobba View Post
    I think that the OP wants something like this.
    Ah, I see.

    Nope, never seen those for sale before. However, they don't look too complicated, so a trip to the local friendly hardware store should take care of it. Worst case scenario would be machining a set oneself, but that would be too much work for such a simple part.
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    I just keep imagining a whole heap of oscillation problems could occur with the two bolts on long stalks.....and without a 'crossbrace' to stiffen them.
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    and without a 'crossbrace' to stiffen them.
    If you don't like that then you won't like what's on the following link.

    http://forums.mtbr.com/brake-time/cutting-brake-adapter-save-weight-546442.html

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    I was searching for these same spacers. My buddy bought a new Stumpjumper Comp like mine, and his rear caliper came loose and he subsequently lost his spacers. LBS wants to sell him a 140mm rotor instead of fixing it correctly. Any tips on where to get them, or a part number would be helpful.

    Maybe this is the source of the "turkey warble" LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by puppster View Post
    Any tips on where to get them, or a part number would be helpful.
    Part numbers are in the 2012 Spare Parts Catalogue: http://www.sram.com/service/avid/all

    Get the part number and ask a bike shop to order them for you if you can't find any online sellers.

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    That's awesome. Thank you for the help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by puppster View Post
    I was searching for these same spacers. My buddy bought a new Stumpjumper Comp like mine, and his rear caliper came loose and he subsequently lost his spacers. LBS wants to sell him a 140mm rotor instead of fixing it correctly. Any tips on where to get them, or a part number would be helpful.

    Maybe this is the source of the "turkey warble" LOL

    Uhhh, time to find a new bike shop.
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