Example: Framebuilding:Tony Beek

Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2005 16:02:55 -0400
From: Scot Osterweil <scot.osterweil@verizon.net>
To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR]

John, Thanks for this info. An earlier post mentions that Shimano hoods don't fit Campy levers. Do you happen to know if the Modolo hoods will also fit early Shimano Dura-Ace levers? Thanks in advance, Scot Osterweil Brookline, MA.
> The nicest 3rd party replacements I've tried are the Modolo #919. These
> are the right color and shape, but say "Modolo" instead of Campagnolo.
> These show up on eBay on a regular basis, so keep your eyes peeled.
> American Cyclery (http://fixedgear.americancyclery.com/) in San Fran
> stocks these for US$27/pr. If looks aren't so important, the Modolo
> #920
> "Anatomic" hoods also fit and are more comfortable (IMHO) than the
> original equipment or clones thereof. A'me also made an anatomic hood
> like the Modolo #920 but in a more durable material than gum latex. If
> you want long term durability and comfort, these are the way to go.
> I've
> had a set on my commuter bike for over 20 years and there's still no
> sign of deterioration. Yellow Jersey in Madison WI stocks some of these
> (http://www.yellowjersey.org/brax.html) for only US$10/pr!
> --
> -John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
> Appleton WI USA