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Old 10-04-08, 08:14 PM   #1
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what brake levers?

I was in the city and i seen a fixie with brake levers that clamped onto the tip of his bullhorn bars...they weren't inserted in but liek i said clamped around about a half inch down from the tip...where can i find these?
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I believe they are TT brake levers.

Like these? http://www.pricepoint.com/popups/pop...20Zoom%20Image
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those insert into the bullhorns...these levers didn't insert into the bars...
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possibly talking about using hoods on a flip n chop?
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possibly talking about using hoods on a flip n chop?
nope...they weren't hoods
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maybe old metal hood style levers.

My friend runs one.

he has it facing backwards and is positioned about the same place you mention.
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cross-style interrupter levers?
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On my fixie I have an RL-576. They look like this (this is a 720 as I run on my road bike):



I have it in the middle of my bullhorns, but similarly could be mounted at the end if I so desire.
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Similar to what flimflam was saying, you're probably thinking of these:

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Well, my friend doesn't those levers. His are old drop hood levers, put onto his chopped and flipped bars, reversed. I can't find a photo right now.
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