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Old 08-21-12, 08:37 AM
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Special brake levers?

I have a commuter with a flat bar setup right now. It has hydraulic brakes. Is there any brake levers out there that work with a drop style bar? I want to move to a more road like setup. I am using bar end shifters for the shifting
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There are cable lever to hydraulic disc conversion units this year.. not cheap.
but they are able to be used with road levers..
TRP https://www.cyclocrossworld.com/trp-p...c-brake-system

Hope https://www.cyclocrossworld.com/hope-...ic-disc-brakes

Trekking bars Will use MTB hydraulic brakes ... as is..
I have Magura HS33 on one bike, they are the hydraulic rim brake..
They discontinued the HS77 road master cylinder/lever decade+ ago.

taking off the hydraulic disc caliper + lever, and going with Avid BB7 road disc mechanical brakes
may be simpler
and the cheaper method to gain road bars and disc brakes.

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+1 to cable road/CX disc conversion ---the hayes CX 5 is a viable option as well.
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