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Avid FR-5 Single Brake Lever
  • Color: Silver
  • Color: Satin Black

Avid FR-5 Single Brake Lever

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Avid FR-5 Single Brake Lever

Light and smooth, Avid's FR-5 Brake Levers deliver excellent speed control and a great feel. They're compatible with linear-pull and mechanical-disc brakes. And, they also feature adjustable reach and are made to bend not break in the event of a crash. This ambidextrous lever can be used as a front or rear, too.

 
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    Option Barcode Manufacturer's Part Number Vendor Number
    Satin Black 00710845642005 00.5215.026.010 TRK-422619
    Silver 00765250001824 00.5215.003.000 TRK-416973
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    Pros

    • Easy to install 
    • Great stopping power 
    • Sturdy design 

    Best Uses

    • Casual dresser 
    • Commuting 

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    5.0

    Great update/upgrade

    By BK

    from Edmonton, AB

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Pros

    • Sturdy Design
    • Great Stopping Power
    • Easy To Install

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Casual
      • Commuting

      Comments:

      After replacing almost every component on my old mountain bike to set it up for commuting I found the brakes to be lacking. The rear u-brake and front cantilevers did not provide much stopping power but after replacing the levers with these I found they worked much better. I eventually changed out the front cantilevers for a v-brake and now have incredible stopping power! The levers are good quality and definitely an upgrade to most of the cheaper levers that come stock on even mid range bikes. Although I've only used them for commuting and cruising with the kids I'm sure they would be suitable for more demanding riding. The lever is on the shorter side, fine for trigger shifters but may be an issue for other styles that offset them farther from the grips.

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    Founded in 1996, Route 66 Bicycles is dedicated to serving the needs of area cyclists for years to come. Our philosophy is simple: You can't know bikes unless you ride them. Our staff puts years of experience behind every sale or repair. You can trust that we will not steer you off the trail.

    At our shop you will find everything from high-end road bikes to affordable comfort bikes, as well as parts and accessories. Our job is to make sure you love your new bike and help you find more ways to ride it more often.

    We promote cycling as a sport for everyone to enjoy. From the avid to recreational rider, road, tri, 'cross, or mountain, Route 66 will meet your needs.  Shop us online or visit us in Rolla, MO, the gateway to the Mark Twain National Forest.

    Our shop is located just east of Kroger at the 63/ Kingshighway Intersection.
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