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Are you having trouble reaching stuff on that top shelf? This Instructable will solve that problem. I made this in less than ten minutes, and it cost me nothing!!
 
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Step 1: Items needed...

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You will need:
1-brake lever w/perch
1-brake cable
1-clamp
3-zipties
1-hose clamp
1-mop or broom handle
1-small carriage bolt w/ nut & washer
Drill bit
Drill

Step 2: Drill...

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Drill a small hole in both clamp handles. Then secure to the end of a mop handle, withe the hose clamp.

Step 3: Feed...

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Feed the cable through the bottom handle and attach to the top of the handle with a carriage bolt. I drilled a hole through the bolt to better accompany the cable.

Step 4: Secure...

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Secure the cable with zip ties.

Step 5: Attach...

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Attach the cable to your brake lever, and secure it to the mop handle.