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Mounting bolt for the front brake is longer than the one for the rear brake. At least one manufacturer's rear brake had (or still has) a design difference compared to the front brake to make rear-wheel lock-up less likely under hard braking.
 

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wim said:
Mounting bolt for the front brake is longer than the one for the rear brake. At least one manufacturer's rear brake had (or still has) a design difference compared to the front brake to make rear-wheel lock-up less likely under hard braking.
Campy, single pivot vs dual pivot.
 

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Enoch562 said:
I was hoping these would go front or rear. Seems I can't find both at the same place for a good price, plenty of rears, no fronts. Just doesn't make much sense to not have both...
Front brakes outsell rears because they get crash damaged much more often.

If you're considering a brake where the front and rear are identical other than brake bolt length, and your fork is drilled for flush mount allen nut, you can use a rear in the front and compensate with a longer mounting nut.

Note - there's a limit to the length of nuts available, so measure your fork's crown thickness, and check for nut availability before buying the brake.
 

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FBinNY said:
With all the currency fluctuation these days, how many Shekels to the dollar?
About 35 Ducats, actually...
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