Made to exacting specifications using the finest materials, you'll love the action and the ergonomics of these beauties. The Paul Components Compact Love Lever has a lever blade that is about 20mm shorter than the 2.5 model. You''ll get a high leverage lever in a short and extra light package with the Paul Compact Love Lever.
Features the super accurate and light hollow core pivots, and the new super groovy barrel adjusters. They also have reach adjusters and a clamp screw that is almost impossible to strip out. These levers are compatible with all long pull cable brake systems such as v-brakes, canti levers, and cable operated disk brake calipers. Now available in an all silver or all black anodized finish.
Made in the USA
Two finger actuation
Barrel adjustment at the lever
Weigh just 125 grams a pair.
Brake Lever Use
Pair, Right / Left
Linear Pull (1)
Hand-made quirky (1)
4.7 GEARS 3 reviews
not logged-in log-in to receive an emailed response
asked by: a guest do they work with cantilever brakes ? thanks Dennis
anwered by: canteau They will not, cantilever brakes use short pull levers and the Paul Love Levers are for long pull brakes. Paul does make levers with the same shape as the Love Lever for short pull brakes which can be found here:
This is a simple, well-machined, elegant lever -- pricey, to be sure, but perfect for a certain kind of bike. Single-speeds, for instance, may benefit from the simplicity. (I've got these powering my Avid BB-7 disk brakes.)
Braking power is perhaps not up to the much cheaper, but must uglier, Avid brake levers that match the BB-7. But the simplicity and elegance are a powerful argument. And braking is pretty good too.
These are expensive because they're hand-machines. Some evidence of the machining -- the odd twist of shaved metal -- was evident here and there. But I'm satisfied with them.