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Campy lever angle adjustments?

Postby wkochi » Fri Oct 12, 2012 3:31 pm

Is there a way to angle the brake lever to angle outward like the recent posted Sugarkane's front picture?

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http://fairwheelbikes.com/cycling-blog/ ... _small.jpg

my Campy SR11 levers are perpendicular to the ground (straight up and down) while Sugarkane's is angled outwards like my DA7900 levers.
I would rather match the DA7900 levers because i'm so used to the angle. feels odd that the Campy levers can't be adjusted to match....unless i'm missing something.

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Re: Campy lever angle adjustments?

Postby Ypsylon » Fri Oct 12, 2012 7:08 pm

AFAIK you can't angle the levers by themselves, but I could be wrong,

There are various handlebars that flare out from the tops to the drops that might do what you are looking for.
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Re: Campy lever angle adjustments?

Postby wkochi » Fri Oct 12, 2012 8:56 pm

i wonder how Sugarkane angled his out. that's at least a 12% angle from perpendicular.
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Re: Campy lever angle adjustments?

Postby Ypsylon » Wed Oct 24, 2012 2:59 pm

Not sure what bars those are, but they should do the trick.

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Re: Campy lever angle adjustments?

Postby Fibre-Lyte » Wed Oct 24, 2012 8:18 pm

@wkochi, it's just as Ypsylon says about the bars plus the point at which the photo has been taken gives a perspective that makes it look as though the lever blades angle out from the hoods when in fact I think that they will be in line like yours.
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Re: Campy lever angle adjustments?

Postby pritchet74 » Thu Oct 25, 2012 5:51 am

Ypsylon wrote:Not sure what bars those are, but they should do the trick.

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Re: Campy lever angle adjustments?

Postby l33boy » Fri Oct 26, 2012 9:04 am

Although the above is just obsurd.... :shock:

In response to the OP, yes you can easily angle the shifters like that.
Loosen the bolt a little and just move them around the curve, you'll see that you can achieve that angle quite easily.

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Re: Campy lever angle adjustments?

Postby wkochi » Sat Oct 27, 2012 8:56 pm

l33boy wrote:Although the above is just obsurd.... :shock:

In response to the OP, yes you can easily angle the shifters like that.
Loosen the bolt a little and just move them around the curve, you'll see that you can achieve that angle quite easily.

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thx. i loosen up the clamps...wiggled them around a bit. not much leeway, and not even 1degree difference. must be the bars.
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Re: Campy lever angle adjustments?

Postby l33boy » Sat Oct 27, 2012 9:05 pm

really? not even if you turn them in a bit? turn them in and the shifters fare out.
thats why they have fitting instructions, so that you set them as the manufacturer wants.
I had a go on my new build and easily got about 5>10 degrees.
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Re: Campy lever angle adjustments?

Postby ksroadie » Tue Oct 30, 2012 8:43 am

Check out ITM bars. Out of business, but can still fine 'em online. I really like their carbon traditional bend "101 Strada" (stiff and light), but it flares just a little too much for my taste with Campy 11 speed shifters. Might be what you're after.
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Re: Campy lever angle adjustments?

Postby sugarkane » Wed Nov 21, 2012 12:59 pm

the bars are 3t ergonovas and you should be able to angle the levers as you like... its not a depth of field thing either with the photo i do run them angled like that..
it might be hard to do with the bars all taped and cabled up.
there is a molding seam along the top of the rubber hoods.. i run this straight back parallel with the bars... this cants the tops of the hoods in a bit and the lever blades out..

next time you have the tape off the bars give it a swing, should be pretty easy
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