RE: [CR]Mystified by Galli

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From: "James Brodsky" <>
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Subject: RE: [CR]Mystified by Galli
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2003 20:10:53 -0700
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I have seen at least one set of obviously-Modolo brake calipers with Mavic branding. Looked to be Modolo Professionals or Master Pros. They appear on e-bay every so often.

James Brodsky Longmont, CO
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> I don't get Galli. Simplex derailleurs and shifters.
> Stronglight cranks?
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Made in France, I assume. Who made their brakes? I remember buying a pair of Galli Titanios (or somesuch) about 1977, substantially cheaper than Campy, with dreadful modulation and feel.

Anyone know any company history? Was this a gimmick by the French manufacturers, to try to take market share from Campy by offering another "Italian" product?

While I wonder about all this, who made Mavic brakes? I've spotted them in their original manufacturer name in the past, but I don't recall.


Peter Bridge Denver, CO


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