Re: [CR]early DURA-ACE brakes


Example: Production Builders:Peugeot:PX-10LE

Date: Sun, 05 Oct 2003 18:11:54 -0400
From: "David G. White" <whiteknight@adelphia.net>
To: rocketman531 <rocketman531@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]early DURA-ACE brakes
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cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

I presume it looks like this one:

http://www.bulgier.net/pics/bike/Parts/Dura%20Ace%20center%20pull%20caliper.jpg

David White in the very liberal "People's Republic" of Burlington, VT

rocketman531 wrote:
>I went to the local Swap Meet this morning ( I've been a regular since '65). At a space just inside the gate, a guy has usually 12 or 15 inexpensive bikes for sale, and a table with parts for sale. Included were two center-pull brakes: one labeled DURA-ACE, the other labeled TOURNEY. Both are front, and they are identical in every way. Neither has ever been mounted (affixed?). We settled on $8 for both. My find was just days after a note appeared on the List stating the fact that the earliest DURA-ACE brakes were center pulls.
>
>Odd. Very Odd.
>
>Pat Moffat in still quite liberal Tempe, still very conservative, Arizona.