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    Changing just the levers ??

    Did a search, but nothing answered my question.

    I"ve got Juicy 3 brakes, which for the xc riding I do work just fine. However, I'd like to get adjustable ( or different) levers. The levers are too close to the bars to begin with, and when one finger braking, the lever is up against my other fingers.

    However, it seems that all of these systems are sealed in the sense that you can't change levers without changing the whole f/r system. Or am I wrong?

    Any info is much appreciated.

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    Adjust the reach.

    There's a 2.5mm allen that fits in the end of the pushrod. Turn it. It will adjust the resting position of the lever in and out.


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    Quote Originally Posted by XSL_WiLL
    Adjust the reach.

    There's a 2.5mm allen that fits in the end of the pushrod. Turn it. It will adjust the resting position of the lever in and out.
    Actually, i think the Juicy 3 doesn't even have reach adjust!
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    The way I see it right now, if my bike is too heavy, then I'm too weak!

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    According to their website it doesn't. But if my memory serves me correctly, it does.

    I see an allen key in there.

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    In a poorly lit basement, I could not see any adjustment screw. But, shine a nice bright light on the lever, and PRESTO! There it is. It's at a bit of an angle so getting to it is a bit cumbersome.

    Thanks for the help!

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    Why do they advertise there is no adjustment but there actually is?

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    Just like spaghetti sauce, " it's in there" . Right where the allen key is pointed.
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    It might be easier to adjust if you take the brake lever off the bike. Or cut a L-key

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