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  • Aero brakes

     Gunner updated 11 years, 9 months ago 3 Members · 6 Posts
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  • SeanO

    Member
    24 December 2008 at 8:57 pm

    Hi,

    1st post in this section. Treading into new territory! 😕

    My question is; what is the difference between regular and Aero road brake levers?

  • mr-marty-martin

    Member
    25 December 2008 at 9:24 am

    😕 depends what you mean, for single speed bikes were the have a brake lever like on geared road bikes, there sometimes just called aero brakes.

    why do you ask btw, you gettin a roadie 😉 😀

  • Gunner

    Member
    25 December 2008 at 10:14 am

    I’ll have to be honest and say, I don’t really know. I’ve always presumed that “Aero” meant that both brake lever and gear change lever were integrated into one unit where the brake is operated by the pulling of the brake lever in the normal fashion and the changing of gear is performed by the movement of the secondary lever which sits “aerodynamically” behind the brake lever…………..

    😕 😕

  • mr-marty-martin

    Member
    25 December 2008 at 10:37 am

    as these are just normal brake levers, but just abit more aero i believe, this is what i see being called aero brake levers

  • SeanO

    Member
    26 December 2008 at 12:02 am

    😕 depends what you mean, for single speed bikes were the have a brake lever like on geared road bikes, there sometimes just called aero brakes.

    why do you ask btw, you gettin a roadie 😉 😀

    I’ve got a vintage Hercules Commuter that I’m building up as a retro single speed or fixed.

    I’ve got some questions on 700c and cyclocross wheel to do with the build. Is it best to post here or in the Workshop section do you think?

  • Gunner

    Member
    26 December 2008 at 11:25 am

    I’d think workshop would be the best place 😉

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