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Carrera Kraken 08 brake levers and grips

maxamomaxamo Posts: 51
edited April 2010 in MTB general
Hi,
I have just crashed my carrera kraken and have snapped the front brake lever right off.
Is there anywhere where i can buy a brake or even a new whole brake?
Also is there anywhere where i can get grips? prefrebly white ones
Thanks

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  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    and the brakes are?

    try Halfords.
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  • maxamomaxamo Posts: 51
    erm the brakes are tektro auriga comp and it says mineral oil
    any links for the grips?
  • asdfhjklasdfhjkl Posts: 333
    For white grips, try Superstar Supagripas

    http://superstar.tibolts.co.uk/index.ph ... c242204707

    Or take a look on CRC or Wiggle.


    Try asking in Halfords about the brake levers - you might get lucky and end up with someone clueless who just gives you the levers off a display model for nothing to save the hassle of having to do anything themselves :P
  • maxamomaxamo Posts: 51
    thanks for your help
    what does lock on grips mean?
    So these should fit?
    http://superstar.tibolts.co.uk/product_ ... c242204707
  • asdfhjklasdfhjkl Posts: 333
    Lock-on grips have locking collars, secured by a small hex bolt, which prevents the grips from moving on the bars. Also makes them easier to get on and off. They'll fit fine.
  • NorthwindNorthwind Posts: 14,675
    Try halfords for the lever, but tektro spares aren't too easy to come by, they should be but their distributor network is... Well, largely unaware they're a distributor network. I got some parts for mine from the Hub at Glentress, they had no idea at all they could get Tektro as it's more or less a side-line for one of their larger brands. Quite odd.
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  • maxamomaxamo Posts: 51
    if i cant find the levers would there be any other ones that would fit?
  • NorthwindNorthwind Posts: 14,675
    Nope, not that I know of.
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  • maxamomaxamo Posts: 51
    Just found this
    Im sure this is the same one thats on there? Also could halfords fit it and how much do you think they will charge?

    http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Mode ... elID=45186
  • NorthwindNorthwind Posts: 14,675
    It doesn't look exactly the same as mine, the casting's a different shape I think but they'll most likely be interchangable. But if it's just the lever that's knackered it'd be a shame to replace the whole thing.

    Try the classifieds, too, I bet there's a lot of these sat in spares boxes out there...
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  • maxamomaxamo Posts: 51
    if anyone could give me a link it would be much apreciated
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