Leg Brake

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bturman

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8/18/2011 12:58 PM

So a while back there was "hand brake," and now there's a leg brake version.

Just like before, if you're squeamish, don't scroll down. If you're awesome, do. But be warned.
















































Happened in Fernie, BC:







The wildest part? The guy slapped the lever back on his bike after it was removed!

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BeigeWolf

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8/18/2011 1:06 PM

GOOD LORD.

WORKS FOR FREE.

MTB R&D

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8/18/2011 1:48 PM

Hey you're doing it wrong!

Lance

k.shiz

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8/18/2011 1:58 PM

Agreed, that's not how you bleed your brakes...

sspomer

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8/18/2011 5:26 PM

holy crap. all bikes getting retro-fitted w/ coaster brakes now.

spankthewan

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8/19/2011 2:45 AM

i hope to god i never see apple's version

Ass Ass Ass

KevinR

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Location: Austin, TX USA

8/20/2011 10:27 AM

at first i was like.. oh ok.. someone xray'd their handlebar .. was thinking ad or goof or viral stunt..

But second pic had me yell out a nice "Oh F!"

very impressive. hope it all turns out ok.

WorleyGlory01

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8/20/2011 11:38 AM

Brings new meaning to the term lever blade.

dustboy

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8/20/2011 12:01 PM

Brakes are dangerous, maybe the hipsters are on to something. Ask Gully how he removed a finger with a brake rotor.