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    older cantis with road levers?

    I'm building up my first cyclocross bike and am wondering whether the old Shimano LX, XT, etc. cantilever brakes from the 1990s will work with road levers?

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    Yes, road levers are compatible with cantilever brakes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jjcake
    I'm building up my first cyclocross bike and am wondering whether the old Shimano LX, XT, etc. cantilever brakes from the 1990s will work with road levers?
    Yep. See: http://sheldonbrown.com/cantilever-adjustment for setup tips.

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