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Old 05-19-08, 02:44 PM   #1
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flip n chop brake lever compatibility

Anyone know if brake levers like nashbar's "time trial levers" work on some flip n chops that are cut where the bar starts to drop? (er.. rise--depending on your perspective)

My thought is that it may not sit snugly in the tube unless it's in an entirely straight stretch. Experiences?
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Old 05-19-08, 02:47 PM   #2
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i couldn't get any of the time trial style levers to fit in the ends of my flop & chop. they're old french steel drop bars, and i tried cutting more off in order to fit them, but it still seemed to be too tight in the actual bend.
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Doesn't seem likely.Most bullhorns seem to be 24.0 at the bar,while old roaddrops are22.2.
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