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    Questions for you Kilo TT owners

    I'm looking for a couple of decent looking, well built/fitting chain tensioners. I had my lbs order some but they didn't fit the 10mm axle slot in the drop outs.

    Also, I'm looking to get a brake lever, but I've had bad luck with the lbs AGAIN.I was hoping someone here can tell me what brake lever i should look into that have both good form and function (nothing too huge and clunky). I'm using the stock handle bars that came with my Kilo TT. Their diameter is apprx 1 inch.

    Thanks ahead of time.

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    surly tugnut worked fine for me
    I am dyslexic so bear with my posts.... [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

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    i'm not running chain tensioners, but the brake setup i am running is this:
    http://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_S...ls&ProdID=1085 (but in black).

    i have to run a small piece of old tube underneath the lever as a shim, but works great!


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    i like the njs ones i have seen on bens cycle...small and you can adjust tension with an allen key
    the tuggnut is kind of big and heavy...

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    show me the cheapest (good enough quality to get the job done) cross brake lever available online.
    i'll coast when i'm dead

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    redline chain tensioners, i use them on my Soma Rush, and i got them for like $6 or so, they're awesome and come in a few colors if thats your thing. They're also really easy to adjust and get right. I'd get them. Here's a link: http://www.blueskycycling.com/view_p...eProductSearch

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    Quote Originally Posted by JayNev View Post
    show me the cheapest (good enough quality to get the job done) cross brake lever available online.
    What's the magic word?

    Please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jpdesjar View Post
    i like the njs ones i have seen on bens cycle...small and you can adjust tension with an allen key
    the tuggnut is kind of big and heavy...
    Grind the bottle openers off with an angle grinder. It will be less bulky, at least.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bdfresh View Post
    redline chain tensioners, i use them on my Soma Rush, and i got them for like $6 or so, they're awesome and come in a few colors if thats your thing. They're also really easy to adjust and get right. I'd get them. Here's a link: http://www.blueskycycling.com/view_p...eProductSearch
    These definitely look good and have a pretty decent price, compared to the Surly Tugnut.
    Thanks again!

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