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Old 09-20-2012, 10:37 PM   #6
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guys, many thanks for all your hints. Yo, I did already think about grinding the pedals stop down a bit but as this is irreversible I finally didnt do it.

Originally Posted by 3Rrr View Post
I simple grabbed the foot brake lever by the end and bent it outwards (away from the bike) so that the top (vertical) triangle of the brake lever was easily reachable when standing. In it's stock position this part of the lever is too close to the bike to step on with the boot.

Works like a charm. Takes 10 seconds. And best yet - costs nothing.
I will try this, now that I read that I can remember that I saw a video about off road riding techniques where the trainer did something similiar. With big pliers he bent the vertical triangle outwards. After that it wasnt exactly vertical anymore but could be reached with the boot. Maybe this triangle is intended for being used in the described way.

However, thanks for the hint, seems its a good idea and does not cost me anything

BR, Steve
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