Re: [CR]Woe is Me...Needed: Advice and/or Brakeset


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From: "jerrymoos" <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
To: "Joe Bender-Zanoni" <joebz@optonline.net>, <sandranian@yahoo.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Woe is Me...Needed: Advice and/or Brakeset
Date: Tue, 4 May 2004 09:00:47 -0500


ATAX and Mavic both made very sturdy French stems.

Regards,

Jerry Moos


----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe Bender-Zanoni"
To: ;
Sent: Friday, June 04, 2004 9:34 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]Woe is Me...Needed: Advice and/or Brakeset



> Drill a hole through the stem and countersink for a cable end.
>
> In a sturdy stem and at your own risk. Sorry- as an engineer and lawyer I
> need to add such a disclaimer.
>
> Hmm- is sturdy French stem (specials excepted) an oxymoron?
>
> Joe Bender-Zanoni
> Great Notch, NJ
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <sandranian@yahoo.com>
> To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Sent: Friday, June 04, 2004 1:14 PM
> Subject: [CR]Woe is Me...Needed: Advice and/or Brakeset
>
>
> > Well, much to my chagrin, my NOS Mafac Racer brakeset isn't going to work
> on my 1970 Gitane. The steering tube is cut too short, and the addition of
> the hanger for the front brake will not allow the lock ring to fit on. Oh
> well. Anyone know if there is a fix to this problem, aside from buying a new
> fork (which is out of the question)?
> >
> > If, as I suspect, there is no fix, does anyone have a Campagnolo brakeset
> (time accurate) that they would want to part with? Standard reach, I
> believe....
> >
> > I really would prefer the Mafac "speed regulators" because they look
> cool....
> >
> > Stephan Andranian
> > Costa Mesa, CA