Brakes Custom made dual pull brake lever

Discussion in 'Bicycle Repair' started by crocodil, Aug 3, 2009.

  1. crocodil

    crocodil New Member

    I want to show you how I modified my old and cheap brake levers to create a new one with dual pull suport. I didn't bought an original lever because it's not avaiable in my region and I don't want to spend an extra money on that bike.

    Here are the levers before.
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    These are all parts after some changes.
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    This is the only custom thing that I need to complete the project.
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    These are all the part painted.
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    And this is the result. It looks ok, and works ok.
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  2. bluegoatwoods

    bluegoatwoods Well-Known Member

    Clever! good job.....
     
  3. loquin

    loquin Active Member

    One thing to be aware of - you've introduced a single-point-of-failure for your brakes... Which may not be a good thing.
     
  4. crocodil

    crocodil New Member

    Yeah, you're right. But even in cars the brakes are combined in one pedal.
     
  5. terri5212

    terri5212 New Member

    great idea! Having played around with Bicycles for years I have lots of brake levers to play around with, I will defintely try and make one.
     
  6. hot70cc

    hot70cc Guest

    nice job but why u waste your time, you could've bought a duel lever already made with less headaches and cheaper. I'm sure you have an excuse, bored, lonely, ect ,ect lol just pickin. Good job
     
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