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The thing you have to figure out is the "brake reach" or distance from the hole in the fork to the rim of the tire. As with most bike things Sheldon has answered it better than we ever can. http://sheldonbrown.com/calipers.html My guess is that you'll need a brake with a very long reach for a cruiser bike. Oddly enough these are generally dirt cheap. ...


To install a front brake you will need to have a fork that will accept the brake caliper. There are three potential options for this: A standard road caliper (hole through the fork crown), cantilever/ v-brakes ( one post on either side of the fork blade) or a disc mount (bracket at the end of the fork on the non-drive side). The Masi Soulville should have ...

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