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Old 06-12-06, 01:34 AM   #1
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in line brake levers with diacompe 287 v's

i'm using v-brake specific levers on my cross bike. i'm wondering if i can use in-line brake levers with this set up, or whether anyone makes in-line levers with enough pull to work with v-brakes.
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Old 06-12-06, 09:23 AM   #2
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I bet if you found out what model in-line levers come on some cross bikes that have v-brakes, you could get yourself the very same model for your bike.
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I mounted a pair of Performance-brand in-line levers on my girlfriend's bike with DiaCompe 287s and generic v-brakes. The in-line levers pull enough cable. No problem.
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