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I've used Cane Creek levers with old MAFAC racers which a pretty similar. However, the MAFACs allow you to adjust the length of the cross cable which allows you to tune the brake force. It's my understanding that all road caliper brakes use roughly the same cable pull so that all "standard" caliper levers are interchangeable. Where you need to be concerned ...


The rear derailleur shifter needs to be Shimano compatible (and 7 speed) if you want to use indexing (as always, friction always works), while the front derailleur will need to be replaced with a Shimano road FD or you will need to use friction shifters (bar ends most likely) for the front. That being said, the bigger problem is the bike fit with these ...


There should be no problem. Just make sure your rear-derailleur shifter is 7-speed. I have use this setup in the past Shimano Exage 300X 7 speed SIS DT shifters Shimano RD-5501 GS 105 9 speed long cage RD SunRace 7 speed HG freewheel 13-28t and it works


You can probably find some 7 speed bar end shifters on ebay or elsewhere. You can use any speed of bar end shifter if you switch them to friction.

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