GRX in-line bar top brake lever
The Shimano GRX BL-RX812 hydraulic disc sub brake lever offers more confident and accessible braking from multiple positions.
- Allows you to quickly brake when riding upright
- Less fatigue on long tours
- Tooled reach adjust allows for lever to be adjusted to fit multiple hand sizes and riding preferences
- 1-finger lever size
- New band clamp type
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by Escaper 76
4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
Unique lever placement for dicey fast conditions!
Before gravel ridingracing there was just cx & the short track style nature of that beast means close quarter, elbow to elbow,rubbins racing style of riding where small mistakes &or gains can be crucial to performance.Having multiple hand positions on your handlebars has always been a staple of drop bars resulting in less rider fatigue & another braking position just enhances those benefits.I ran mechanical cantilever brakes wthe mid mount levers for many years & believed they gave me an advantage going hot into tight corners neck in neck wfellow competitors because of the added leverage & control of utilizing multiple hand positions wbrake levers both in the drops & on the tops of the bars.Along came the superior performance of hydraulics but away went the mid lever position until recently wthe GRX gruppo! Now I get the best of both & rail into corners at speed wa balanced one hand down leaning in & one hand on top both braking simultaneously while getting superior leverage on the bar for maximum control in tight situations!
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