Re: [CR]Details of changes to Record brakes

(Example: Framebuilders:Cecil Behringer)

To: tony@stubbington.demon.co.uk
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2002 15:55:04 -0500
Subject: Re: [CR]Details of changes to Record brakes
From: "Richard M Sachs" <richardsachs@juno.com>


another detail about the brakes noted here is that on the original boxes, the words, 'freni record' appear in a different typeface* than would apper in packaging later than '71. e-RICHIE

*means 'font' in old english.

On Fri, 18 Jan 2002 20:03:48 +0000 Tony Beckett <tony@stubbington.demon.co.uk> writes:
> It appears to be not widely known that the very first Record brakes
> had
> plain arms with no wording at all. I am lucky enough to have a pair
> and
> have them in front of me as I type this. Brev Campagnolo appears on
> the
> cable adjuster and quick release. Brev Camp appears on the pivot
> bolt.
> The bolt itself has the usual spanner flats but does not have the
> chamfers top and bottom and therefore the front will foul some
> headset
> fork crown races.
>
> This form of brake must have only been produced for a very short
> time,
> maybe less than a year, and I would be very interested to know how
> many
> more sets there are out there.
> Tony Beckett
> Stubbington UK