Near as I can figure, with some rare exceptions, I've used Fab Kevin brake brackets on every bike I've built over the last 11 years. Kevin is one of these extremely rare, talented individuals that you can call on the phone, tell him what you're doing, and have parts that show up a week later that practically install themselves after you unwrap them.
These stainless beauties came yesterday from Kevin. The one on the left is for a Brembo dual piston Ducati 999 rear caliper w/34mm pucks, that's going on the springer for my CFL single downtube bike. It's a full-floating bracket for an 11 1/2" rotor.
The bracket on the right is for the rear of the CFL, and it'll mount a dual piston Nissin rear caliper from a Kawasaki ZX14. I cut the softail-style brake mounting tab off the frame, and the rear caliper will now hang at 6 o'clock. Kevin had to run a special CAD on this one, to work with the 10 1/4" oddball diameter Grimeca rotor that Dick Allen used. All done over the phone with Kevin, while he typed it all into CAD while we spoke!
Perfect parts, and.......perfect hair! You're the Master, and thank you once again for being the key to translating what I have in my head into functioning components.
Kevin truly is a rare talent, as he is still nice, humble and a good guy. Much respect to him. He hooked me up with the brakes for my bike and will be doing my seat pan in the near future. Can't recommend him enough.
I'll add to the compliments that Kevin deserves, the bracket he made for my brake set up is great - it wasn't right at first, he fixed it right away with no fuss. Good dude...
Kevin is about 20 min away from me.He is one of the best in the business no doubt about it! Detroit has some very talented people doing great things!!
Curtis, I see you're friends with Jay Hodge. I haven't seen Jay for a couple years now, I should give him a call myself. Still in FL.?
Was just thinking last week about doing a post on him here.....
i haven't seen him is awhile either. He is in Tampa. Let me know if you need his number.
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