Riding brakeless is for the track, not the mountain.
Let's face it -- accidents happen, especially on the mountain. And if you're running any of the Hayes HFX 9 series brakes, we've got you covered if a lever blade goes bye-bye. The Hayes HFX 9 Lever Blade is your savior from purchasing a whole new lever assembly in the case of catastrophe. The blade is forged from aluminum, and as we're sure you know, provides predictable modulation and dependable braking power.