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CaliBuddha 09-27-09 07:58 PM

Is it possible to run hydraulic discs on drops?
 
Hydraulic disc brakes on your drop bars, is it possible? I saw someone said they had it on a Singular back some time ago but cant find it now...

theextremist04 09-27-09 08:04 PM

I've never seen drop levers for hydros and I don't know what it would take to make them work. Not worth it IMO and I love some good hydros. If you were good at building stuff I could see it being fairly straightforward.

CaliBuddha 09-27-09 08:53 PM

Hmm... There was a Singular that had them, they looked normal from a distance but never saw a close- up. Only reason Im asking is b/c my hydros are almost brand new and I would hate to not be able to use them.

kenl666 09-27-09 11:41 PM

Never heard of hydraulic brake levers for road bars, but Avid does make a cable disc brake that will work on drop bars, maybe there was some confusion or misidentification?

Elmar Schrauth 09-28-09 03:15 AM

Yes ,it is .
you can find pictures here :


http://forum.cx-sport.de/showthread....cheiben&page=2

CaliBuddha 09-28-09 06:34 AM

I knew I wasnt crazy! lol

Thanks for that. Now I just need to find it...

Chris_W 09-28-09 07:48 AM

I believe Magura used to make some hydraulic drop-bar levers. There's no more new stock available, used ones occasionally go up for sale on ebay and fetch crazy prices.

Soil_Sampler 09-28-09 08:13 AM

hydraulic road disc
 
http://www.smolik-velotech.de/bilder...emse/index.htm

nelzar13 09-28-09 06:01 PM

seems like a bit of extra wheight with that hope system !


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