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dave posted:

As anybody any ideas on front disc brake as the hub on them are 120ish and sinclair forks are 95ish was thinking of bolting to the front wheel in between the spokes would this work using nuts and bolts and spacers to hold it in place? Or would it rip the wheel to bits ?
posted on: 31/08/2013 14:43:07

Dan posted:

[quote=dave;1002]As anybody any ideas on front disc brake as the hub on them are 120ish and sinclair forks are 95ish was thinking of bolting to the front wheel in between the spokes would this work using nuts and bolts and spacers to hold it in place? Or would it rip the wheel to bits ?[/quote]

I thought disc brakes on the front wheel were not a good idea on a C5
posted on: 31/08/2013 17:19:39

dave posted:

Its not on the rim so it won't get hot like the normal brakes ? That's what I'm thinking and a cheaper way of doing it if it works ? And if it did you could put them on ebay and this time next year you could be a millionaire dan lol the way the prices are on there at the moment
posted on: 31/08/2013 19:23:21

Doc Holliday posted:

like this: [img=http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5166/5370072482_fe51c1f399.jpg]diskbrake[/img] http://www.kinetics-online.co.uk/uncategorized/sinclair-c5-disc-brake/ maybe, . . . Doc
posted on: 01/09/2013 06:23:11

Guest posted:

That was Ben Coopers mod. the m3 studs ripped right off, the Avid disc was to big when tyre was on and the brake leaver was on the very edge. He good at recumbants though.
posted on: 01/09/2013 10:10:22

SINCLAIR C5 CHAS posted:

Here is one that I did some time ago FRONT WHEEL by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr FRONT WHEEL.3 by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr FRONT WHEEL.2 by CHAS SINCLAIR C5 RESTORER, on Flickr
posted on: 02/09/2013 07:25:09

Dan posted:

You should sell those as kits Chas. The rear ones are too complex for me to install.

Is that the original plastic wheel?
posted on: 02/09/2013 12:52:38

dave posted:

That's what I was thinking about
posted on: 02/09/2013 13:49:53

dave posted:

I think that's a good idea dan ? Chas could you make these up if I send you the wheel forks and brake ? And money for your time
posted on: 02/09/2013 18:36:56