Cyclocross - Cross Levers on a FSA Wing Pro?
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08-23-09, 07:07 PM
I bought an FSA Wing Pro handlebar and I would like to know if I can use cross levers with it. I don't know as I don't have the bars yet (bought it off eBay) and I was wondering about the "wing" part of the bars.
Here is a pic of the bars.
08-23-09, 10:56 PM
If you mount them anywhere its going to have to be right next to the stem before the wing.
08-24-09, 06:37 AM
You can mount a set on the round part by the stem clamp. Make sure the clamp on the levers are 31.8. I've got a few sets I'm selling
08-24-09, 04:52 PM
I purchased a set with carbon levers for my Al handlebars.
Later, I got a deal on a different contoured carbon handlebar. If I install them near the stem the only round part, I can barely grab them with 1 1/2 fingers.
And I think the stem would interfere with the brake cables when installed too close or with each other.
So I decided against using them with this bar.
08-24-09, 05:32 PM
Thanks for the info.
After seeing that the levers are 31.8 and the bar is 31.8, I realizing that the levers will fit near the stem and decided to get a pair. I hope I like it that way, but seeing as I have never used these type of levers before, I am not trying to redo something I have gotten used to.
The problem you might encounter, other than the cable bend, is that your hand placement will be very close to the stem when using those levers. This will make handling/control very twitchy and unstable, which is the opposite of what most people are trying to achieve when using cross top levers.
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