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Old 05-03-07, 04:10 PM
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Grrr.

These turndowns are killing me. I can't seem to get a good looking and clean one. Today i was doing them a bit better until i managed to get my lever into my pocket and get locked in mid-train. Just for the note, landing in a turndown isn't fun or comfortable. My favorite lever broke too.


It was some Avid spring loaded MTB lever that i got off mude who got it off our friend who used to ride mtb who is going to kill me when he finds out i broke it.

Anyways i ended up riding brakeless for the rest of the day at the trails and it wasn't as bad as i thought. Only problem was stopping after the last set to avoid the hole behind the dirt quarter we are working on.

The half that stayed on my bike (That couch is ugly, i know, but it's old and in my garage.)

Andthe part that snapped off over a wad of $20's that i will need to replace it and get a new cable with!



Does anyone know a good MTB mailorder where i can get that exact lever?
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Old 05-03-07, 04:42 PM
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You can find them on ebay for less than 20 bucks. Just do a search for Avid AD 3. But, I'd say pony up a few more dollars and get nicer levers, the Avid Speed Dial 7's. Pricepoint.com has them for 25 bucks.

https://www.pricepoint.com/detail/152...evers-2006.htm
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Old 05-03-07, 06:40 PM
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check nashbar.com, performancebike.com or pricepoint.com. they all have a good selection of mtb. parts
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Old 05-03-07, 08:51 PM
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Speaking of riding brakeless, I took the brakes off my bike today... it feels so much smoother.
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Old 05-04-07, 05:29 AM
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You took your brakes off after going through all that trouble with the stright cable.
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Originally Posted by cwt341
You took your brakes off after going through all that trouble with the stright cable.
Hahaha he's right. You gave up. Plus 'it's the cool thing to do'.

So it all worked out for you.
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Originally Posted by FitRider 921
Speaking of riding brakeless, I took the brakes off my bike today... it feels so much smoother.
You were on the bike ?

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Originally Posted by East Hill
You were on the bike ?

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Old 05-04-07, 03:07 PM
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Yeah, I pretty much just played around in the front, did some manuals, hops, and fakies. I really didn't do much. Today I did some hopping... pain-free.
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Originally Posted by KinetikBiker
Hahaha he's right. You gave up. Plus 'it's the cool thing to do'.

So it all worked out for you.
around here straight cable is "the cool thing to do". Most people dont like my bike becuase it is brakeless.
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Old 05-05-07, 08:47 AM
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what the **** you ****ing broke my lever you stupid *****....are we que'ing today"?
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Originally Posted by mude
what the **** you ****ing broke my lever you stupid *****....are we que'ing today"?
1. You don't use it anymore.
2. You didn't even like it.
3. You gave it too me, so don't indian give.
4. It was CJ's.
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Goddddd, it was Cj's!!!
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