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    Post mount brakes on a IS FOrk

    So in upgrading my bike I did not realise there was a difference between post mount and IS mount brakes. I bought Avid Juicy 5 post mount brakes and a Rockshox Tora 318 shock with IS brake mounts.

    I have read a lot about people adapting IS brakes to a post mount fork but nothing the other way around. Is this possible with an adapter similar to whats on the rear of my bike?

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    yes, there an adapter for the front that looks like one you have on the rear of the bike...

    it will be a bit "smaller" in the front for the same size rotor...


    if you bought the brakes new, they usually include the IS adapter (all juicy brakes have PM calipers)...

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    Here you go.

    Quote Originally Posted by mattlreese
    Is this possible with an adapter similar to whats on the rear of my bike?
    You got it right, you need something like this.

    http://www.go-ride.com/ProductDetail...001-1120788338

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattlreese
    So in upgrading my bike I did not realise there was a difference between post mount and IS mount brakes. I bought Avid Juicy 5 post mount brakes and a Rockshox Tora 318 shock with IS brake mounts.

    I have read a lot about people adapting IS brakes to a post mount fork but nothing the other way around. Is this possible with an adapter similar to whats on the rear of my bike?
    PM calipers to IS forks is easy. The other way round is problematic.

    If you bought the brakes new the IS bracket should be included and mounted on the caliper out of the box.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shiggy
    PM calipers to IS forks is easy. The other way round is problematic.
    Yeah, half of mountain bikers do this. Makes me wonder how much research this guy did at all. Oh well, here it is:

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