Re: [CR]Mafac brake pads

(Example: Framebuilding:Brazing Technique)

Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2001 12:49:33 -0700
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: RaleighPro531@aol.com
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Mafac brake pads
References: <163.230ca8d.28f6edb1@aol.com>


RaleighPro531@aol.com wrote:
>
> Hi,
> Does anyone know for sure if Mafac replacement brake pads always have
> "Mafac" molded in them?
> I have some pads that I got that were represented as Mafac pads.
> Since there is no name on them I suspect they were an aftermarket replacement
> rather than made by Mafac themselves.
> They seem to fit the holders just fine, road test to come soon.
>
> Peter T. Geurds
> Douglassville, PA

Sticking my neck out here, but I think it would be safe to say that _all_ brake manufacture's original equipment brake pads are marked with the company's name. Lots of aftermarket ones aren't.

MAFACs were always marked, as were Universal, Balilla, Campagnolo, Modolo, etc.

Chuck Schmidt
South Pasadena, Southern California