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Old 03-17-16, 05:43 AM
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on my cane creeks i ran about an inch of housing and cable inside the lever and terminated it with a crimp.

if you actually pull on it you have to re crimp it but all you had to do was roll back the hood
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Old 03-17-16, 07:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Co1Ev
Not as far as I'm aware. Brick Lane Bikes are the only UK shop that stocks them that I know of but they can only ship them domestically and to the EU, though I can't imagine it'll be very long before they find their way into the US.
Thanks hopefully they'll get a US distributor I'd like to give it a shot on one of my ratty frames. If you'd post pics that'd be cool
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Old 03-17-16, 07:54 AM
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I've seen guys run the hood without a lever.

Probably have to use a punch or drill out the pin and there's likely no going back.
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Old 03-17-16, 08:05 AM
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Originally Posted by applesoggy
Thanks hopefully they'll get a US distributor I'd like to give it a shot on one of my ratty frames. If you'd post pics that'd be cool
I'm mid-paint as I type this, I'll be sure to get some before and after photos up for ya when it's all done and dusted.
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Originally Posted by TimothyH
I've seen guys run the hood without a lever.

Probably have to use a punch or drill out the pin and there's likely no going back.
But it's ugly as hell.
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Old 03-17-16, 10:08 AM
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Maybe I could run a length of cable out under the tape and then clamp it in place with a cell phone holder.
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Old 03-17-16, 10:15 AM
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You can use a peice of housing and run that housing to a brake caliper.

Brake calipers have springs in them.
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Old 03-17-16, 10:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Nagrom_
You can use a peice of housing and run that housing to a brake caliper.

Brake calipers have springs in them.
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Old 03-17-16, 12:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Muffin Man
I tied a hair tie to the pulley, and then pulled it through the body of the lever, and then hooked it somewhere on the plastic. I really wished they had a spring in the lever though.
Did this method allow the lever to return when accidentally pressed?
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Old 03-17-16, 01:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Leukybear
Did this method allow the lever to return when accidentally pressed?
Yeah. Its elastic and anchored to a fixed spot, so I basically just made my own spring return.
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Old 03-17-16, 03:14 PM
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Can you use the hair tie to stop your bike safely
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Old 03-17-16, 03:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Nagrom_
Can you use the hair tie to stop your bike safely
Sure
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Old 03-17-16, 03:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Nagrom_
Can you use the hair tie to stop your bike safely
Originally Posted by Leukybear
Sure
Yeah I took it off the lever and then hooked it on a tree or something and held on as it stretched and waited for it to slow me down.
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Old 03-17-16, 04:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Muffin Man
Yeah I took it off the lever and then hooked it on a tree or something and held on as it stretched and waited for it to slow me down.
Muffin's drafting techniques are similar
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Old 03-17-16, 04:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Leukybear
Muffin's drafting techniques are similar
Rubberbanding is the optimal way to draft isn't it???
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Old 03-17-16, 05:22 PM
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Originally Posted by johnnytheboy
fart BOOST!
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Old 03-17-16, 08:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Mumonkan
fart BOOST!
i already owned the pin...!!
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Old 03-18-16, 03:52 AM
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pretty sure i need at least 2 of those, did you make it?
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Old 03-18-16, 11:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Mumonkan
pretty sure i need at least 2 of those, did you make it?
nah...my buddy brought it back for me from LA...
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Old 03-18-16, 12:37 PM
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Originally Posted by 50voltphantom
But it's ugly as hell.
Agree.
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Originally Posted by TimothyH
I've seen guys run the hood without a lever.

Probably have to use a punch or drill out the pin and there's likely no going back.
Not necessarily. You have to punch out the pin to rebuild a Campy Ergo brifter, then you just punch it back in. Cane Creek and a lot of Tektro levers are the exact same shape as 10 speed Campy.
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Off brand 60 watt 12 port USB charger to charge lights and GPS and more lights.

For $22 the thing looks like state of the art North Korean technology. I hope it doesn't burn my house down.
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I love that pin. LOVE IT!!!
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Added a Specialized Pizza Rack. Many food runs in this bike's future. Gonna have to get flat pedals and some fenders.
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