Wold Ranger wrote:
X-lite ones (the ones with the removeable levers) they lasted over 10 years, many bikes and I eventually sold them with a bike.
Horses for courses--- I am much happier with my Middleburns than I was with the X-lites.
I think problem is that people forgot to grease the pivots an ended up applying too much tension to the levers - as there was a beefy amount of leverage on them compared to everything else that was out there at the time.
Completed: 94 Stumpjumper w. M733; ; 92 Dave Yates 731 ; 97 Parkpre Pro-Elite ; Pace RC200 F6 ; Pace RC300; 82 Gios Super Record ; 97-8 De Rosa Giro D´Italia; ; Banani SPX Track bike ; 89 Alan/Mavic Cross Bike ; 05 Focus Cross Team ; 90 Look MI-80 all-Mavic ; 12 Focus Izalco Team/custom build ; 11 Focus Thunder Custom build
Projects : , Brouwer all-Mavic
Stripped : Pace RC303
Gone : GT Karakoram
Stayed in the family: Kuota Kharma, 04 Stumpjumper FSR
Ceased to be : Dynatech MT3, killed by corroded seatstays.