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    Diacompe 287V Question

    Can it be used w/ canti's?

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldskoolboarder
    Can it (287V) be used w/ canti's?
    Yes but the brakes will have little power. The 287 (no V) is designed for cantilever brakes.
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    New question here.

    Quote Originally Posted by shiggy
    Yes but the brakes will have little power. The 287 (no V) is designed for cantilever brakes.
    If I wanted to run a vbrake in back & a cantilever in front, could the 'extra bits' of the 287v levers be removed or bypassed to use with a cantilever brake?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spudmeister
    If I wanted to run a vbrake in back & a cantilever in front, could the 'extra bits' of the 287v levers be removed or bypassed to use with a cantilever brake?

    Its a rainy day & I've nothing to do but make up hypothetical questions before work...
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    Quote Originally Posted by shiggy
    Yes but the brakes will have little power. The 287 (no V) is designed for cantilever brakes.
    Thanks for the heads up. Looks like I need some levers...

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