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I currently inherited an old Peugeot Reynolds frame with a Reynolds 531 fork. I am building the frame up right now and need a pair of brakes and some other parts. The hole for the brake bolt and recessed nut is 6mm in diameter, and newer brakes do not fit in this small hole. I am new to this and am curious what a reliable/inexpensive pair of long reach brakes. Thanks in advance
 

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Ebay should find you a pair. Any of the French units would work. Mavic Racers, Professionals, or Duraforge(or whatever they are called). I have heard of a few lucky enough to file shorty reach calipers so that the pads can be adjusted low enough to work. I wouldn't suggest this. Sounds like a fun build. Just did one myself. Mavic professional calipers, Stronglight crank, pretty much the rest is Campy.
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I had the same problem. I bought a pair of dual pivot long reach brakes from Nashbar. They wouldn't fit through the brake bridge or the front fork. Simple solution: I took my handy/dandy cordless drill and drilled out the existing holes out the the needed size. Worked like a charm. BTW the Nashbar brakes work just fine, too.
 
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