Re: [CR]Was Picchio - Now Recessed Mounting


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To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 19:37:35 -0400
Subject: Re: [CR]Was Picchio - Now Recessed Mounting
From: Steven m Johnson <grisha2@juno.com>


On Thu, 11 Apr 2002 16:40:41 -0400 "Bingham, Wayne R." <WBINGHAM@imf.org> writes:
> Trek made the transition in '81. When did
> the manufacturers start producing recessed mount brake sets?

On lower end Treks, they still came with nutted brakes up until 1984.

All you needed for recessed brakes was the recessed nut and a hacksaw, and maybe a drill bit if you wanted to retrofit a not recessed brake hole.

Steven M. Johnson, Chesapeake, VA http://www.geocities.com/azubris/history2.html "Alison Gross, she's the meanest witch in the North country."