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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 01-04-06, 01:00 PM   #1
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Is there a disadvantage to using cross levers with cantis as my prime brake lever? This is so I can ride my cross bike with flat bars. I am trying to decide between using salsa cross levers with avid shortys and shimano v brakes.
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No. I think the cross levers actually give you more braking power. Sometimes I use a front brake and cross lever on my fixed gear bike and it works just fine.
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