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Old 11-07-10, 10:14 AM   #1
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What is the function of this lil' doohickey?

I think it is some type of release to allow easier removal of the wheel for a flat; but for the life of me I can't see how it does it?..........enlightenment please??
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When you've got a cable in the lever, that quick-release button - for lack of a better term - is tensioned and slides forward; the lever body will rest on its top edge, rather than over it.

When you want to operate the Q/R, simply pull the brake lever a tad, and flick the button upwards, so the lever can retract into the body. Pull the lever forward again, and the Q/R will click back into the closed position.



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I have not seen one of those in a long time.
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I'm pretty sure the "Carlton" badged Weinmann levers all had those. I know the ones on my Super Course do.
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OOOH!! I knew something wasn't right......cable tension is required for it to operate!!

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