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    la vache fantôme phantomcow2's Avatar
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    should i upgrade brake levers?

    Well i was looking online and i see Avid SPeed dial ti for sale under 35 too. They look nice i think. I was wondering, im still using promax brake levers i pulled off an xmart bike a while back. Would these things improve my braking performance or shave off a new grams, and most important of all...would i notice it?

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    Cryogenic added these to his bike, he noted that they were easily adjusted and provided better leverage while braking.
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    Good levers make a ton of difference. I would definitely try it.
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    Go for it... on my Avid BB7's it made a decent amount of difference and they just seem to "feel" better... more modulation, for one... plus the better adjustability. Also, you can't deny that they're sweet looking levers. I say jump on it, you'll notice an even bigger difference than I did. I upgraded from FR-5's to the SD-Ti's and noticed a bit of difference... you'll probably notice a great difference

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    go for it. pretty much any of the avid levers would be a drastic improvement over cheapy promax levers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scrublover
    go for it. pretty much any of the avid levers would be a drastic improvement over cheapy promax levers.
    Agreed

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    alright alright, well the avid TI are next on my list. Thanks folks

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    Well i bought them. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...e=STRK:MEWA:IT
    Was this a good deal?

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    sure

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    looks like it was a good deal. Hope you like you're new levers!

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