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Old 05-19-2013, 05:39 PM
Littlegator Littlegator is offline
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Default Re: Is there a go-to thread for what you'll need for a build?

Originally Posted by maniac57 View Post
The tophat adapter combines the disc and sprocket mount on the same hub. It is by far the best way to get disc brakes on the rear if you want to buy the adapter. As Crassius said, discs are not absolutly needed. Good V-brakes work just fine, as does a disc front/Vbrake rear setup. Discs are simply the next level if you can afford it.
Ohhh, tophat is just for rear. I gotcha. Makes sense now, looking at it.

So ideally, I should look for a steel bike with discs on the front and V on the rear that has room for the kit?
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