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Old 06-11-05, 01:24 PM
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canti to v brake lever.....

why wont canti levers work with v brakes? anything i can do to make them work? 29erRick...RIDE SAFE!
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V brakes require more cable pull than canty levers can give before they bottom out against the handlebar. If you try to adjust the V brakes closer to the rim, you won't be able to release them when you want to take your wheel off.

A Travel Agent is an add-on gizmo that doubles the cable pull from your brake levers. They are commonly used on tandems and other road bikes that use linear pull brakes.
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