> My information, from soneone who has been in the bike trade for years, is
> that Super Record brakes always had the aluminum alloy brake shoes and that this
> was the only difference in the callipers between Record and Super Record.
Wrong. While I'm not sure what the Cobalto calipers had for pad holders, Super Record pad holders were steel, just like Record; part number 2014/D on the right side, 2014/S on the left side.
At some point they began dipping the wheel guides in black plastic. I don't recall when.
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