Re: [CR]Re: CLB Alloy Cables


Example: Production Builders:Peugeot:PX-10LE

From: "Steven Willis" <smwillis@verizon.net>
To: <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <6b.35dece2e.2e9aeadc@aol.com> <4169ABFE.8F217BBB@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: CLB Alloy Cables
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2004 09:53:47 -0700


I could be wrong but I am pretty sure I sold some that came with upper end CLB brakes years ago. Steven Willis 1778 East Second Street Scotch Plains NJ 07076 908-322-3330 http://www.thebikestand.com


----- Original Message -----
From: "Chuck Schmidt"
To:
Sent: Sunday, October 10, 2004 2:39 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: CLB Alloy Cables



> OROBOYZ@aol.com wrote:
> >
> > In a message dated 10/10/2004 3:11:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> > jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net writes:
> >
> > << they were sold separately as a special superlight retrofit. >>
> >
> > This is the answer. No myth. To my knowledge (vast), the alloy cables never
> > came stock in any brake set....
> >
> > Dale Brown
> > Greensboro, NC
>
>
> CLB aluminum housing (not cables... they were steel!) was available
> after market.
>
> Package states: 85g. COMPLETE SET OF SELF-LUBRICATING CABLES "DURALINOX"
> THREAD PATENTED SHEATH These cables complete our "TOP QUALITY" side
> pull brakes Nr. 4238 TZ C.L.B. PROFESSIONAL and "COMPACT" ("Zicral"
> components) Sheath also available in black, blue, green, red, gold
> colours, and coulourless.
>
> http://www.velo-retro.com/CLBhousing.jpg
>
> I've used these on some of my bikes since they first became available in
> the early 80s. If you test squeeze the brake levers the brakes feel
> spongy, but while riding they don't feel spongy at all in my experience.
>
> Chuck Schmidt
> South Pasadena, Southern California

>

> .