Crux Levers Brake Lever

2/5 (2 Reviews)


Product Description

Crux Levers Ultimate


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:2
Submitted by sock boy a Weekend Warrior from TN

Date Reviewed: March 4, 2000

Strengths:    stiff and strong, relatively light

Weaknesses:    not the best lever.

Bottom Line:   
Wow, I used to work for this company and I never knew they came to distribute in the states. Overall the lever is ok,not the best, but it doesnt get pivot slop because of its design wich is cool. the warranty hassles youre going to have to go through are tremendous, as it really is a small machine shop inside seoul Korea. They make a lot of really cool parts, but the levers arent the best.

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Favorite Trail:   yip yp

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Similar Products Used:   avid and shimano


Overall Rating:1
Submitted by Luc Hamel a racer from Ayer's Cliff, Québec, Canada

Date Reviewed: June 15, 1996

Bottom Line:   

An update on these levers. I'm not the only one having trouble with these levers. The manager at my friendly bike shop told me the company is having lotsa returns on these levers, and they won't ship new ones until the new models are built. Too bad because they were nice levers. Too bad that once again the consumer is the guinea pig. At least it's warrantied and I will be credited.

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