Join Date: Jul 2000
Bikes: 1959 Capo; 1980 Peugeot PKN-10; 1981 Bianchi; 1988 Schwinn KOM-10;
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Originally Posted by TomWilson
Well I want to replace the break levers on my Iron. ...
2. Should I get Aero or Non.
First, brake levers will work better than break levers.
Second, as was mentioned earlier in this thread, aero levers will increase your effective braking force by 10%, but they will simultaneously reduce your brake pad travel by 10%, since we cannot fool Mother Nature and nothing comes for free.
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Capo [dschaw'-poe]: 1959 Modell Campagnolo, S/N 40324; 1960 Sieger, S/N 42624
Peugeot: 1970 UO-8, S/N 0010468
Bianchi: 1981 Campione d'Italia, S/N 1.M9914
Schwinn: 1988 Project KOM-10, S/N F804069