The Cross Lever is an inline brake lever designed for use on the flat upper section of drop handlebars. It can be used with short-pull or long-pull brakes and road bars.
$84.00 – $131.50
Clamp Diameter31.8mm ↓
31.8 is common handlebar size, often found on modern lightweight road and gravel handlebars. It is measured in the center of the bars where the stem attaches.
FinishAnodized or Polished
Anodized ColorBlack, Purple or Silver
Cable PullShort Pull or Long Pull ↓
The Cross Lever's pivot can be placed in two different positions giving it the leverage of a short pull or long pull brake lever.
Short pull brake levers have less leverage than long pull brake levers and are intended only for use with short pull brakes such as side pull caliper brakes, cantilever brakes, brakes and mini-v brakes.
Long pull brake levers are intended only for use with long pull brakes such as linear pull brakes, v-brakes and cable-actuated disk brakes.
By routing your existing brake cable and housing from your drop levers through the Cross Lever, you can have two sets of brake levers that allow you to control your speed from multiple hand positions.
The Cross Lever can also be used on its own: Just let the head of brake cable sit in the recess for the housing on the outside of the lever.
The Cross Lever fits onto the thicker stem clamp area of handlebars, and a hinged clamp allows for installation without needing to strip your bar tape. A barrel adjuster makes it easy to fine tune your cable tension.
Fully CNC’d construction gives them a solid feel in the hand, and they are designed to work with any kind of brake. The Cross Lever is both a Short Pull and a Long Pull lever, depending upon the position of the adjustable pivot.
The levers come with their pivot pins in the hole closest to the handlebar. This location is for short pull brakes: road calipers, center pull cantilever brakes, like our Racer, Racer Medium, Neo-Retro, and Touring Canti, and road mechanical disc brakes, like the short-pull Klamper.
This lever is currently available in only 31.8mm clamp diameter.
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