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Anyone seen or have a set of Altek Splitbeam v-brakes? I've got a pair I'd like to sell but I am not sure of their rarity and what price they might fetch. I also have the matching levers which are more abundant but still pretty rare. Any ideas/info/ etc? Thanks
 

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Interesting, those acutally look kinda nice, like kinda trick. When I think of Altek, I think of the $5 cheapie replacement tidbits that'd go on a mid-low end bike when the original cast steel bits broke. These look remniscent of Sotellos "Box" Levers & a pair of Machine Techs.
 

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The Altek levers are actually very nice. You know the Servo-Wave mechanism inside an LX V-Brake lever, the ones with the little plastic wedge? Well, the Altek levers have the same thing (admittedly without leverage adjustement of the LX levers) but in a much nicer, stiffer slop-free package than the conceptually intelligent but poorly executed version from the big S. Very comfortable, too.
 
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