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Old 09-10-07, 02:20 PM   #1
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Brake Lever.

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Im in need of a brake lever for my drop bars I dont want standard road brake levers becuase im only running a front brake. So, i was wondering if any of you kind folks could help me find a MTB style lever to attach up near the stem. I would like it to be a small lever not some guady long thing.

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Old 09-10-07, 02:27 PM   #2
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if they are road bars you should think of running regular road aero levers (two of them) because of the extra hand position...
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actually going with soma major taylor track bars...why is it that almost every fixie rider has three pairs of bars, bullhorn, riser and drop/track...Its wierd.
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actually going with soma major taylor track bars...why is it that almost every fixie rider has three pairs of bars, bullhorn, riser and drop/track...Its wierd.
Swapping bars is pretty easy if you have a pop-top stem.

Aero levers are really great, and I would consider them for the hand position. Track bars look nice, but unless you can comfortably stay in the drops for an extended period, you may find yourself wishing for a different hand position.
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With that statement on the track bars, what are some suggestions for drop bars?
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