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Old 01-29-05, 04:22 PM   #1
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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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Old 01-29-05, 11:22 PM   #2
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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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go for it. pretty much any of the avid levers would be a drastic improvement over cheapy promax levers.
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alright alright, well the avid TI are next on my list. Thanks folks
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Old 01-31-05, 05:26 PM   #8
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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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looks like it was a good deal. Hope you like you're new levers!
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