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Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking This has to be the most physically intense sport ever invented. It's high speed bicycle racing on a short off road course or riding the off pavement rides on gravel like :The Dirty Kanza". We also have a dedicated Racing forum for the Cyclocross Hard Core Racers.

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Old 09-30-05, 12:23 PM   #1
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Brake setup

Does anyone setup the brake lever "reversed"? Where the left brake controls the rear and the right controls the front?

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Old 09-30-05, 01:01 PM   #2
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lots of cx racers set up this way as it allows you to brake during the dismount. you can approach the dismounts a lot faster and get your right hand on the top tube while still slowing.
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Old 09-30-05, 02:23 PM   #3
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yep, i do. for racing...dismounts are easier this way because you can have your left hand on the lever and brake if you need to without popping the bike up.
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I do too. I like except for how confusing it gets when I start riding my road bike again.
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It can get confusing if you have ever ridden a motorcycle...........
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