Re: [CR]RE: Universal Timeline

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From: "Fredrick Yavorsky" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]RE: Universal Timeline
In-reply-to: <>
Date: Mon, 09 Dec 2002 09:10:21 -0500

Here's a photo of a "stock" mid-range 1973 Bottecchia with the "Universal" no model brakes with the red and silver washers: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Fred Yavorsky Jenkintown, PA

on 12/8/02 8:21 PM, David Bilenkey at wrote:
> Just to clarify something,
> I'm fairly certain that the Universal centerpulls seen in the 70's as OEM
> were not Mod.61s. I have a single centerpull caliper that is mid 70's
> vintage and it just has UNIVERSAL on the front arm, no model designation.
> The casting shape may well be derived from the 61 but the branding is
> different. Also interestingly the washers under the pivot bolts are red and
> silver, not the blue and silver seen on the 61s and 68s. Perhaps red was to
> designate OEM stuff? Just speculating.
> David Bilenkey
> Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From:
>> []On Behalf Of Kurt Sperry
>> Sent: December 8, 2002 8:07 PM
>> To:
>> Subject: [CR]RE: Universal Timeline
>> Listmembers,
>> Just to add my somewhat hazy recollections (if you remember the
>> '70s...), I seem to recall as well seeing Mod. 61 centerpulls as
>> OEM well into the '70s although I thought that Bottechia Pros
>> were ordinarily fitted with Campagnolo sidepulls by the early '70s.
>> "Minty" better hit the shower Kurt Sperry in
>> chilly but clear Bellingham WA