it ain't made in China The Straight Blade lever is a huge upgrade to your Hayes HFX Mag brakes. The 6061-T6 eliminates any unwanted lever flex. Have the ability to adjust your lever blade much closer to your grip (with any style DB lever). The Straight Blade is the longest length aftermarket lever from Dangerboy. A Perfect choice for DH and the only choice for use with Grip Shift shifters.