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PostPosted: Mon Feb 07, 2011 8:14 pm 
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Can I use V- brakes levers with caliper (side pull) brakes or is there a problem with doing so?

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 2:21 pm 
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I have done so with a bmx dia compe hombre which is side pull and using with a v-brake lever.

The dia compe brake is for sale if interested


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:29 pm 
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You may get half decent feel/modulation with levers like Shimano DX or Avids that are adjustable with them set as far as they'll go to pull the least amount of cable.


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