Cyclocross - Is it possible to run hydraulic discs on drops?
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09-27-09, 07:58 PM
Hydraulic disc brakes on your drop bars, is it possible? I saw someone said they had it on a Singular back some time ago but cant find it now...
09-27-09, 08:04 PM
I've never seen drop levers for hydros and I don't know what it would take to make them work. Not worth it IMO and I love some good hydros. If you were good at building stuff I could see it being fairly straightforward.
09-27-09, 08:53 PM
Hmm... There was a Singular that had them, they looked normal from a distance but never saw a close- up. Only reason Im asking is b/c my hydros are almost brand new and I would hate to not be able to use them.
09-27-09, 11:41 PM
Never heard of hydraulic brake levers for road bars, but Avid does make a cable disc brake that will work on drop bars, maybe there was some confusion or misidentification?
09-28-09, 03:15 AM
Yes ,it is .
you can find pictures here :
09-28-09, 06:34 AM
I knew I wasnt crazy! lol
Thanks for that. Now I just need to find it...
09-28-09, 07:48 AM
I believe Magura used to make some hydraulic drop-bar levers. There's no more new stock available, used ones occasionally go up for sale on ebay and fetch crazy prices.
09-28-09, 08:13 AM
09-28-09, 06:01 PM
seems like a bit of extra wheight with that hope system !
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