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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 09-20-09, 10:26 PM   #1
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new lever for my bike

suggestions for a new lever. i have drop handlebar levers on it now. im going to take the back brake off so i wont need the lever, and it will leave the front lever on, the problem is this will look stupid with one drop lever. so i need suggestions on one lever i can put on my bars that are low profile and wont easily bee seen. i was looking at these

http://www.paulcomp.com/elever.html
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Old 09-20-09, 10:30 PM   #2
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Keep both of the hoods, having the bullhorn position for the win.

**** I run brakeless and my drop bars have hoods.
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Old 09-20-09, 10:36 PM   #3
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Keep both of the hoods, having the bullhorn position for the win.

**** I run brakeless and my drop bars have hoods.
i guess its about preference. i feel that if there is no brake on the back, there is no point in having a lever upfront, and if i take one off, i personally think it will look ****in stupid with only one. and i dont think ive ever used the bullhorn position when i ride anyways
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Old 09-20-09, 10:41 PM   #4
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trying riding on the hoods, its great
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Old 09-20-09, 10:42 PM   #5
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Eh, what ever. Get the totally cool fashionable poorly performing overpriced e-lever.
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Old 09-20-09, 10:52 PM   #6
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Yeah, I wouldn't give up my hoods position for anything. Screw that noise.
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Drop bars are MADE for riding in the hoods, I wouldn't loose my hoods for anything.

In a fit of fashion, I may one day switch the brake levers on my fixed gear to some busted up STI I have. Boy are those things comfy.
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Old 09-20-09, 11:53 PM   #8
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52 dollars for that ****?

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