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Old racing bike brake levers Raleigh Winner
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I'm new to the bike world, but have got an old Raleigh winner bike, trying to restore it but cant get the brake levers off. i need help!!
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#2
Pictures would help, but here is a guess.

Remove the brake cables, then pull the lever to the max brake position, and look down between the lever and the housing from the front, under where the cable goes; you should see a screw. Loosen this, and the levers should slid off.

These are a good replacement lever:
http://www.amazon.com/Pyramid-Road-Aero-Bicycle-Levers-Pair/dp/B000BMRPTQ/

Also, Tektro dual pivot side pull brakes will bring your stopping distances into the 21st century - best upgrade that I made to my commuter, went from scary long to calm.
Nigel
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