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Old 05-07-10, 12:02 AM   #1
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TT brake lever for bullhorns, where can I buy ONE!

I just got some bullhorn bars for my old schwinn traveler. I am looking for a TT type brake lever that plug into the bar ends. I only need 1 lever and haven't been able to find any locally or online that aren't sold in a pair.

Anyone got a link to where I could get one lever?
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Old 05-07-10, 05:11 AM   #2
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no.

buy a pair and suck it up.

maybe sell to a friend or keep it if you want to ever have a rear brake or make your bike look none-weird with just one reverse pull lever.
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Old 05-08-10, 11:39 AM   #3
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My LBS offered to just sell me one when I bought my set...I opted for the pair though because I like symmetry.
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Old 05-08-10, 12:54 PM   #4
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My LBS offered to just sell me one when I bought my set...I opted for the pair though because I like symmetry.
Tell that to Howard Georgi and Savas Dimopoulos.
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Old 05-08-10, 01:26 PM   #5
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CaneCreek 200TTs are symmetrical, so buy a pair, and if you break one, you still have a spare.
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Old 05-18-10, 08:13 PM   #6
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bump..still looking if anyone wants to sell me 1 lever. ive been calling around to bike shops and half of them dont know what a TT lever or a reverse pull lever even is. the rest won't sell 1 at a time. if i cant find one, ill just end up buying a pair online.
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Old 05-18-10, 08:31 PM   #7
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just buy the pair... you are gonna have to at some point anyways... and if you want, you can slang the left over one and make some money back
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Who would want to sell you one sock...just buy a pair.
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they are relatively cheap, so get a pair and offer to sell the spare to the next fellow that poses the very question you came on board asking. You'll be his saviour..
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Doesn't bikeisland sell single levers?
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Would those fit bullhorns made from cut off drops?
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I just got some bullhorn bars for my old schwinn traveler. I am looking for a TT type brake lever that plug into the bar ends. I only need 1 lever and haven't been able to find any locally or online that aren't sold in a pair.

Anyone got a link to where I could get one lever?
If you live close to Dallas I'll go in half with you. I just need one too....if you don't live in Dallas...good luck.

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Old 05-19-10, 05:59 AM   #13
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nah, man. not aero enough
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Old 05-19-10, 07:30 PM   #15
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Wha???

WTF is that and where can I buy a pair?

EDIT: nevermind, tracked them down: http://www.diacompe.com.tw/product_View.asp?nid=801

I want some in black, not silver. Any idea where I can get them?

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Buy a pair, and then buy a spare bike to put the other lever on.
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Lordy, those Diacompes look janky...bare clamps and red accents and all.
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