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My left SLX brake lever bent when I crashed today. Wondering if I can replace the lever or if I have to buy a whole new side to fix it? Any info appreciated. Thanks.
 

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I would attempt to straighten it before spending cash. If after there is signs of fatigue present then maybe replace.

And in the future run the clamps a tad looser on the bars - in the event of your next crash they will rotate slightly and maybe not bend. Same rule for shifters.
 

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I would attempt to straighten it before spending cash. If after there is signs of fatigue present then maybe replace.

And in the future run the clamps a tad looser on the bars - in the event of your next crash they will rotate slightly and maybe not bend. Same rule for shifters.
Thanks! I checked for fatigue or cracks and really didn't see any. So I ended up putting a 14mm deep socket with a 6 inch extension and bent it back straight. I will take your advice and loosen the mount a little.
 
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