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    Fake brake hoods?

    Where do I buy one? Currently I have two brake levers on my bike, but I want to get rid of one since its serving no purpose.

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    you can just pull the lever out of it cane creek makes actual dummy levers for tandem stokers too.

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    you can just pull the lever out of it cane creek makes actual dummy levers for tandem stokers too.

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    Just take the lever off of one. Image from Harris Cyclery:

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    Or, like I did, just hook a spring inside the dummy lever to keep it in place.

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    Dummy hoods are the greatest thing ever.

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    Put it on the flat part of your bars.

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    thanks.

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    I got a broken lever from the trash at my LBS. Obviously that was free. I wouldn't be surprised if your shop has a bin with old broken ones for parts that they might be willing to give you.
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    you should have just stopped riding so you could focus on color coordination

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    Use a splitter from a gyro to make both levers work a single break. I think fgg has a tutorial. Or just run another break.
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    I just run two brakes. I figure one of these days I'll get a freewheel and use the other side of the hub.
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    Chuck's

    Go to BRAKES and check out the tandem stoker hoods.

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    would using bull horns have the same effect?

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    he's going for the combo of bullhorns & drops.
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    Cane Creek/ Tektro levers are sprung and therefore work great as a dummy. Really, it's the least weird looking solution. I think that a hood with the lever ripped out looks ugly. Even a stoker lever makes me go "muh".

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    not to mention, I rest my fingers on the lever....even if it's not hooked up to anything... just more comfortable. My new fixed conversion is rocking an invisible cable lever.

    EDIT: Although, I do have a set of bullhorns on the way to hopefully give me the same riding position.

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    drop bars have more riding positions than bullhorns + two braking positions

    Quote Originally Posted by Batson
    would using bull horns have the same effect?

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