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

(Example: Racing:Wayne Stetina)

Date: Sat, 22 Dec 2001 23:07:44 -0800
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: Classicrendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR]Re:Campagnolo top tube brake cable clips...
References: <HBECIOPCNPKEJLCJBKNKCEPOCJAA.dbilenkey@sympatico.ca> <3C240E71.E15F1C00@earthlink.net> <013401c18b28$b0a57270$efddfea9@mooshome>


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)