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    purity of essence scotch's Avatar
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    Avid Shorty on 105?

    Can I run Avid Shorties on my 2004 Axis, which has 105 levers? Thanks.

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    Yup. Cantis and sidepull brake have the same amount of cable pull. You cannot use V brake with your 105's.
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    I run Avid Shorty 6's with my 105 5600 levers.

    As for not being able to run v-brakes - in general this is true. However, there are some solutions like the Travel Agent that sort of makes it work. I won't race on them though.

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    excellent, thanks for info.

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