I decided to make a late-90s themed bike. Now I need to know - when was the 6-bolt standard introduced first? I need this to source hubs Any help will be appreciated.
In 1997, Hayes revolutionized the mountain bike industry with the introduction of the first hydraulic braking system. Since then, Hayes has remained committed to breakthrough design and performance. We are continuously testing and refining products to meet both the performance demands of riders and the need for brake reliability and serviceability - as demonstrated by these subsequent innovations: 1997:
- 360° bladder
- Flip-flop design
- Post mount standard
- 6-bolt rotor standard
- 6"-8" diameter standards
Hayes seem to have conveniently forgotten the Shimano disc brakes made in 1974-75 for dragsters, models BC-200 and BC-300. Not saying they were brilliant, just that Hayes marketing appears to suffer from the amnesia that afflicts the industry when they go into their hyperbole about being innovators.Looking at Hayes and the IS standard I found this: