Re: [CR]Top Tube Cable braze-on's

Example: Framebuilders:Alex Singer

Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2005 13:45:11 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Top Tube Cable braze-on's
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Sheldon Brown wrote:
> (snip)
> I think Schwinn invented the _slotted_ variant that allows for easy
> lubrication of the cable without requiring disturbing the cable
> anchor bolt.

I saw Fausto Coppi's early '50s Bianchi with Campagnolo Gran Sport that had a slotted cable housing stop for the rear derailleur that predates Schwinn.

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California