[CR]Re: re eBay Galli brake auction OMAS dodat Campagnolo modification...


Example: Framebuilders

Date: Sun, 05 Dec 2004 19:03:18 +1300
From: Wayne Davidson <wayne.collect@xtra.co.nz>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <41B24170.6B319B89@earthlink.net>
Subject: [CR]Re: re eBay Galli brake auction OMAS dodat Campagnolo modification...

Chuck Schmidt wrote:
> OMAS made a piece that replaced the adjuster. It was an unthreaded
> aluminum piece that fit in the upper hole on the brake caliper to
> receive the brake housing.
>
> I never saw a threaded OMAS one like shown in the auction (I'm not
> convinced it is OMAS):
> http://i12.ebayimg.com/01/i/02/f6/7d/93_1_b.JPG
>
> Before I found the OMAS piece I used to take the stock Campagnolo steel
> adjuster, remove the thumb wheel and shorten the shaft to about 1/8"
> long. I did this since it was so easy to adjust the brake shoe
> clearance by loosing the cable pinch bolt with the T-wrench, squeezing
> the caliper together by hand and then retightening the pinch bolt. Gave
> the caliper a much cleaner look in my opinion.
>
> Chuck Schmidt
> South Pasadena, Southern California

Hi all, does anyone have a photo of this conversion, would be nice to see one on a bike instead of trying to envisage this. And or even the OMAS dodat that Chuck speaks about...regards wayne davidson Invers NZ........