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shimano 7800 front brake mod - David Millar's Felt DA

Mar 11, 2009
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James Huang,

Great pic of the front brake mod on David Millar's Felt DA but you failed to mention this in your picture caption....I first noticed that they've used the 7800 DA front brake instead of the 7900...and secondly, they drilled a hole through the top lever arm. Has anyone else ever performed this mod? If so, how has it worked for them? It's a slightly different angle of pull but not sure how much that helps/hurts braking power/modulation....

see pic here:

http://www.cyclingnews.com/features/photos/pro-bike-david-millars-garmin-transitions-felt-da/120332