RoadBikeReview.com's Forum Archives - General


Archive Home >> General(1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 )


Brake levers for small hands(3 posts)

Brake levers for small handsseanf711
Nov 17, 2003 1:10 PM
I just bought my wife a used bike at the Tucson bike swap over the weekend. It is an older Italian frame with Dia comp non-aero levers. She is having problems with the reach being to far for her. we are looking at the Shimano levers that performance sells.
http://www.performancebike.com/shop/Profile.cfm?SKU=4760
Does anyone know if these or other have reach adjustment built in or if the reach is less then an old set of Dia Comps would have.
re: Brake levers for small handsRusty Coggs
Nov 17, 2003 2:21 PM
They are 'standard' reach levers with no adjustment. Diacompe had so many different levers there is no way to compare,but Terry sells some Diacompe levers that are advertized as being shorter reach.
re: Brake levers for small handsCritLover
Nov 17, 2003 8:37 PM
Also, Salsa makes a poco bar made for smaller hands, that's supposed to bring the reach in a hair closer also.
Good Luck.