I have a set of Scott AT-3 bars. They are mountain bars with built in barends that curve forward 180 degrees giving a hand position ahead of and parallel to the standard straight bar position (Like a big paper clip). I would like to find an inline brake lever to put on the forward end, so I have two front brake levers, but all I can find are levers for road bars. (I searched and searched and searched this forum and the net) The bike is a hybrid with V Brakes.
So if these levers dont exist, can I use a 26mm lever with some sort of shim or collar?
And if I can, I would put it on myself, but I have never done this or anything with brakes. I can figure it out I am sure, but since it is the brake line, is there anything special I should know BEFORE rather than AFTER I hit something?