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PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2012 12:36 am 
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Location: Scotland!!!!!! Yay, at last, only 4 years waiting!
was hoping to avoid seperate levers and shifters. I have heard of folk using travel agents with normal road levers but wanted to avoid that too.

What to the Cyclocross folk do then? Are they all still using canti's or did they jump straight to discs?


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2012 12:41 am 
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Canti's or Avid BB7 road disks. Think you may be right about problem solvers to alter the pull rate.


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Location: Scotland!!!!!! Yay, at last, only 4 years waiting!
Yeah, not the end of the world I guess, and better than seperate items too, for me anyway


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2012 12:45 am 
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See this: http://www.bikefix.net/2009/07/bikefix- ... gnolo.html

I recall Tektro Mini V being popular on the Germany CX forums, but never tried them with normal road levers. I have used them with the Tektro Linear pull lever and they were really good. Bear in mind you can only get away with using a skinnier tyre; 1.9 would probably just fit with a Mini V.


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Location: Scotland!!!!!! Yay, at last, only 4 years waiting!
Wanted to keep the V's I already have really. Wasn't intended to be a dropper so have loads of bits already for a standard mtb set up


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2012 8:56 am 
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I just read through this.thread and there's a lot of comments about why people don't like them. Even from people that have never tried it.

So, all I can add is: it is tons of fun. Seems like a good enough reason for me.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2012 9:11 am 
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Girlonbike - I like that Ibis 8) : any chance of some close up shots of your shifters and the mounting brackets?


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2012 9:43 am 
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girlonbike wrote:
it is tons of fun


a lot more people should think like that :)


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2012 10:28 am 
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girlonbike wrote:
So, all I can add is: it is tons of fun. Seems like a good enough reason for me.

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Indeed more of the Ibis! its almost exactly as I had planned to build the one I have.


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14 pages! it looks like a zombie invasion! :shock:


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