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Buying one Salsa cross lever?

Old 06-27-09, 07:45 PM
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Buying one Salsa cross lever?

Anyone know a place where you can just buy one instead of a pair?
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Old 06-27-09, 09:45 PM
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I might be interested in splitting the cost via paypal if you want to ship one to me

Send me a PM if you're interested.
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im interested too!
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your lbs will probably do it.
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Old 06-28-09, 12:12 AM
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I have a set of tektro 26.0 cross levers I would split, if 2 people want either side. I decided to keep the aero set on my drop bars, and just get a different set for the risers.
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As far as I know, they're only sold in pairs. The Salsa, Tektro, Cane Creek and Specialized ones all look completely identical from what I've seen in pics and in person. Just different finishes and logos. I did the same thing, bought a pair, and gave one to my buddy.
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Old 06-28-09, 06:34 AM
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i was talking about this one.

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Buy a pair and save the other. Those levers are not very durable and tend not to last very long. Its good to have a spare.
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Old 06-28-09, 07:08 AM
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Originally Posted by mihlbach View Post
Buy a pair and save the other. Those levers are not very durable and tend not to last very long. Its good to have a spare.
I just installed mine on Fri. and I see what you mean, as the metal is pretty thin/minimal. Since the front brake is only for peace of mind for potential panic stops, I'm sure it'll last.
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http://www.bikeequipmentonline.com/S...ers/p/MYPHERYM
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Originally Posted by Triple8Sol View Post
I just installed mine on Fri. and I see what you mean, as the metal is pretty thin/minimal. Since the front brake is only for peace of mind for potential panic stops, I'm sure it'll last.
Don't be so sure. My cross lever was used minimally, lasted about a year, then fell apart when I was braking.
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arguably the worst failure mode for a brake lever.
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arguably the worst failure mode for a brake lever.
Actually, not arguable at all! Great...now I'm gonna be all paranoid. Thanks mihlbach!
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