The back brakes on my Dutch bike have broken, can anyone help me figure out how to fix it?

Hello! I recently bought a Dutch bike (used) and the back brake snapped as I was riding today. I took it into Evans Cycles and they weren't able to help as they didn't have the part. They told me to look on eBay but I'm struggling to find a solution to fix it.

I am a novice rider and bought the bike to commute from A-Z. Is anyone familiar with these bikes and how their parts work? I can't find a bike shop that specialises in these bikes and I'm also unsure what Model it is.

I've uploaded a photo of the bike as well as the damaged part. Anyyyyy help would be VERY APPRECIATED.

THANK YOU BIKE FAM.
 

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Cycleops

Legendary Member
Location
Accra, Ghana
These people should be able to help:
https://hollandbikeshop.com/en-gb/b...cle-brakes/brake-cable/drum-brakes-cable-set/
Should be fairly straightforward to install. Here's a helpful artiyon drum brakes from Sheldon Brown.
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/drum-brakes.html
You'll need a few simple tools. Is that a Nexus gear hub? Obviously you'll need to disconnect that but it's not difficult.
Good luck.
 

mjr

Comfy armchair to one person & a plank to the next
Should be fairly straightforward to install. Here's a helpful artiyon drum brakes from Sheldon Brown.
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/drum-brakes.html
You'll need a few simple tools. Is that a Nexus gear hub? Obviously you'll need to disconnect that but it's not difficult.
Good luck.
It's a roller brake, so a better article is https://sheldonbrown.com/rollerbrakes.html

Some Shimano hub parts are not available as spares, which is why I upgraded to SA drum brakes.
 

Drago

Flouncing Nobber
Location
Poshshire
Looks like part of the torque arm assembly for the rear hub brake? Might not be available as a spare on it's own, but a good bike shop that employs engineers or artisans should be able to fabricate something to do the job. Good luck.
 

mjr

Comfy armchair to one person & a plank to the next
Looks like part of the torque arm assembly for the rear hub brake? Might not be available as a spare on it's own, but a good bike shop that employs engineers or artisans should be able to fabricate something to do the job. Good luck.
The disc looks chewed and the arm bent. I think it may be new unit time. It may be https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/brakes/...rdx-rear-roller-brake-with-m10-x-82mm-washer/ but if any markings on the current unit are readable, asking sjs or Holland bike shop about them may reveal the possible replacements that will fit.
 

the snail

Veteran
Location
Chippenham
The disc looks chewed and the arm bent. I think it may be new unit time. It may be https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/brakes/...rdx-rear-roller-brake-with-m10-x-82mm-washer/ but if any markings on the current unit are readable, asking sjs or Holland bike shop about them may reveal the possible replacements that will fit.
I think the disk is just for cooling, so it may not matter. Looks like two things are missing - attachment of the torque arm to the chainstay, which is a sort of p-clip on my partner's bike, also the cable stop which Stephanie has in her hand. I don't know how that should be attached though, it's a different arrangement to ours - probably part of the frame rather than part of the brake?
 
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