Cane Creek SCR-5C Compact Brake Levers

4.63/5 (8 Reviews)
MSRP : $32.99


Product Description

A lightweight, reliable lever set for riders that prefer not to switch to STI levers. Great for singlespeeds and fixies. compact lever shape is ideal for small hands Sold as a set...


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Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Robert Hunter

Date Reviewed: December 2, 2016

Strengths:    Nice solid feel. Very good looking.

Weaknesses:    A little wide for small hands, especially with their rather squarish shape on top.

Bottom Line:   
These levers are wonderful for the first hour or so on the bike. Beyond this point, however, the width starts to hurt my hands, even though I normally grip my levers very lightly.


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Paul W. a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: June 10, 2014

Strengths:    Looks good, fairly aerodynamic.

Weaknesses:    Not the buttery-smooth action I was hoping for

Bottom Line:   
The action on these is okay, but fair-to-middling. My old Aero Compe levers have them beat in that category. I'll continue to use them, though, just to make my bike look more modern. They are not bad. I just wish there was more glide and less grind when you squeeze. Maybe they'll break in as I use them. I got the silver/gum rubber version.

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Favorite Ride:   The ferris wheel

Price Paid:    $69.00

Purchased At:   Cane Creek

Similar Products Used:   Dia Compe Aero Compe

Bike Setup:   Raleigh Technium, Scott LF Lifeflite bars.


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by CircaRigel a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: January 2, 2010

Strengths:    -Great Price
-VERY comfortable
-Comfortable hood riding
-lightweight
-Quick Release


Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
No complaints here. They have a very nice, ergonomic fit for my hand, comfortable hoods, nice look, and they work great with my Mavic SSC Dual-Pivot caliper brakes. The quick release is nice to have, especially with Mavic or Campy brakes, which don't have a QR on the brake itself.

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Favorite Ride:   Lookout Mountain

Price Paid:    $34.00

Purchased At:   Amazon.com

Similar Products Used:   Shimano

Bike Setup:   1987 vintage Vitus 979 bonded aluminum frame
Cane Creek SCR-5C compact aero levers
Selle Italia Lady Gel Flow saddle
Shimano Sora front derailleur
Shimano Tiagra Triple chainring
Mavic Open Pro rim
Nashbar 7 spd. Huge Gear 12-34 freewheel
Shimano Tourney Megarange rear derailleur
Mavic SSC dual-pivot caliper brakes


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by huboon a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: May 6, 2008

Strengths:    simple design, light, comfortable

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
I ditched my Shimano STIs for bar-end shifters and SCR-5 brake levers. These levers resemble Campy Ergo right down to the brake release button. They are simple, light, comfortable and cheap. There's really not much that can go wrong.

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Favorite Ride:   road, dirt, gravel or mud

Price Paid:    $32.00

Purchased At:   aebike.com

Similar Products Used:   Shimano STIs

Bike Setup:   Cannondale cyclocross w/ Dura-Ace bar-end shifters


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by addict42 a Commuter

Date Reviewed: December 12, 2007

Strengths:    inexpensive, tough, lever quick release.

Weaknesses:    just a set of tektro levers with different graphics and hood rubber (and a higher price).

Bottom Line:   
I put these on my cross bike for use with bar end shifters. I have found them to be very comfortable (way better than the shimano levers they replaced). The lever quick release makes wheel changes a snap with big cross tires and cantilevers as well.

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Favorite Ride:   I'll take anything I can get

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   Bikeman.com

Similar Products Used:   tektro r200a

Bike Setup:   redline conquest pro, dura-ace barend shifters, br550 cantilevers, scr5c levers :)



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