Originally Posted by CTripps
Grab a dual brake lever and set up both brakes on it.. They're no more than $10-$12. Most bike shops have them if you ask, or order online (and wait for it to come). I've done it on each of my builds with no problems or complaints.
That's a great idea! I kicked this around before but was a little concerned that the force required to engage two sets of brakes with one lever might be excessive. I'm going to look into a dual cable kit. I really want to keep my brass levers if I can.