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Old August 6th, 2012, 3:29 PM   #1
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Default Help with V Brake conversion???

Has anyone had any issues converting a Wicked to V brakes? Any info would be appreciated.
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Old August 6th, 2012, 3:42 PM   #2
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As long as you got new levers too, there's nothing to convert. On the rear brake, the housing goes from the last stop to the noodle. On the front it bypasses any kind of cable hanger you might have.

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Old August 6th, 2012, 3:44 PM   #3
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Default check your noodle

sometimes the routing is easier with a brake noodle that is more U shaped vs L shaped

an item most bike shops have
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Old August 6th, 2012, 10:27 PM   #4
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have done this on a few bikes with no problems
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Old August 7th, 2012, 3:23 PM   #5
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