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Shimano GRX 812 Sub Brake Lever SRAM compatability

Old 03-16-21, 10:19 AM
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Shimano GRX 812 Sub Brake Lever SRAM compatability

I'm thinking of buying a gravel bike which has SRAM Apex 1 groupset and was wondering if the new Shimano GRX 812 Sub Brake Lever would work with this groupset. Anyone have some idea?
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No shimano uses mineral oil while sram is DOT brake fluid
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Originally Posted by Elvo
No shimano uses mineral oil while sram is DOT brake fluid
Thanks for that Elvo. So, would they be compatible with other Shimano groupsets? 105 for example?
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You might have to be the one to try it and let us all know! Do you live in a flat area with few intersections?
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I'm in Bristol. Just bought a new Ribble Gravel e-Bike and I'm very used to the cross-top levers on my Crois de Fer so wanted to make sure I could fit them on the Ribble hydraulics. In the end I opted for the GRX-600 groupset so it shouldn't be a problem. Thanks for the replies.
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