Re: [CR]Re:Campagnolo top tube brake cable clips...

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From: Jerry & Liz Moos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
To: <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>, "Classicrendezvous" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Re:Campagnolo top tube brake cable clips...
Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2001 04:22:13 -0600


I presume, then, that the clips used on French bikes must have had the longer screws. Were the different screw lengths ever mentioned in the Campy catalogs? Or perhaps the shorter screws on the NOS clips I've bought most recently were first used after French tubesets became pretty much a thing of the past. Does some standard metric screw fit the thread on the little nut incorporated into the clip, or must one try to find longer screws with some special Campy thread size?

Regards,

Jerry Moos
Houston, TX


----- Original Message -----
From: Chuck Schmidt
To: Classicrendezvous
Sent: Sunday, December 23, 2001 1:07 AM
Subject: Re: [CR]Re:Campagnolo top tube brake cable clips...



> Jerry & Liz Moos wrote:
> >
> > While on the subject, I've always wondered if the Campy cable clips were
> > made in a slightly larger size to fit the 26mm French top tubes, as opposed
> > to 1" (25.5mm) English top tubes. I've used Campy clips on French frames,
> > but it is difficult to install them. Did Campy-equipped French bikes in the
> > late 60's to early 80's use Simplex clips or did Campy make the French size?
>
>
> One size fits all. I have noticed different length screws on the clamps
> over the years. I have never seen a full Campagnolo-equiped French bike
> with anything other than Campagnolo top tube cable clips.
>
> Chuck Schmidt
> South Pasadena, Southern California
> http://www.velo-retro.com (reprints, T-shirts and Campagnolo Timeline)