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    works for truffles pigmode's Avatar
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    I need the front brake, but to my eye there is no setup that really looks right. Which is the lessor evil?
    Last edited by pigmode; 02-04-06 at 08:07 PM.

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    CX brake lever.
    I'm not one for fawning over bicycles, but I do believe that our bikes communicate with us, and what this bike is saying is, "You're an idiot." BikeSnobNYC

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cynikal
    CX brake lever.
    That's what I think I'm going with. Another option is a left side aero lever with just enough bar wrap to guide the cable--or a non-aero lever for that matter.

    Then there are dummy levers...

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    Any 'ol cross lever works as a suitable e-brake, and the proximity to the stem shortens the cable. Tektro's the one I use.

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    aero levers look weird on track drops IMO. I'd go with a small CX or BMX lever right near the stem.

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    don't do it. angles are all wrong for road levers.

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    and if you angle it just right, you can't see the lever from the side. maybe you could find some colored cable housing to match your paint job.

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    when I had track bars I used an Oddysey bmx lever I found for 5 bucks. Didn't need any tape, and very discreet.

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    you like a the BMX lever, Yess? In my country, we use sheep bone for brake lever. Then when we finish, we eat the bone. You like to eat-a the bone too? Yess?

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    One time, my wife, she take my BMX lever, so I must finish her.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ba ba bikey
    ... fixed it for you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sinfield
    aero levers look weird on track drops IMO. I'd go with a small CX or BMX lever right near the stem.
    Ditto. Emergency brake

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    No dummies!
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    Quote Originally Posted by lala
    No dummies!
    I had to throw that one out, heh. CX lever, definitely.

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    anyone know where to find a cheap crosstop/inline lever for 26mm bars? $30 for a set of cane creek is a little steep.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sers
    anyone know where to find a cheap crosstop/inline lever for 26mm bars? $30 for a set of cane creek is a little steep.

    Get them from nashbar, almost no money will be spent.

    edit: http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?c...eid=&pagename=

    not sure of the size
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