The prototype levers – possibly made from aluminum
Luckily for me I ran into the owner of the bike in question, David Millar. In his usual candid self he told me that they are prototype levers. The changes include a shorter throw to activate the gear shift for the rear derailleur and a trim adjustment for the front derailleur. I would speculate that these levers are lighter and other improvements in the Force group would include ceramic ball bearings in the bottom bracket. I have no idea cost or time of availability, but I would guess that Interbike would be a great place to show off new stuff.
Speaking of David Millar…he got fourth in the field sprint today just being pipped for third by Hincapie. I asked him what the hel
The guy in yellow is Millar
I’ll be down after the race in Atlanta. I’ll help you and Millar with the damage at the party. Give me a ring.
I have Force components and listened to SRAM state over and over that a front trim was not necessary on their units. I guess they changed their minds.
Over at thepaceline.com I was checking out the Lisa Kurtz photo’s and it seems like you found your way into pretty much each days set. Nice work……and great Job on the coverage. The youtube.com videos were excellent especially the one where you asked Levi if he was saying you were fat – that was priceless.
Thanks for great work.
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