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    Getting rid of brake extensions

    I've been told I should get rid of my brake extension levers. I have two bikes that have them. I need a shorter lever axle, where would I get such a thing and how would I specify what I want?

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    Another option is simply to cut off the threaded end of the pivot. If you have Weinmanns or DiaCompes, you can order decent, inexpensive rubber brake hoods from CyclArt.com.
    "Early to bed, early to rise. Work like hell, and advertise." -- George Stahlman
    Capo [dschaw'-poe]: 1959 Modell Campagnolo, S/N 40324; 1960 Sieger, S/N 42624
    Peugeot: 1970 UO-8, S/N 0010468
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