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    Back in Action CaliBuddha's Avatar
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    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...

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    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.

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    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.

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    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?

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    Yes ,it is .
    you can find pictures here :


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

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    Back in Action CaliBuddha's Avatar
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    I knew I wasnt crazy! lol

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

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    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.

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    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
    XXXI

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

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