Re: plate for rear brake on fixed, was [CR]Various Topics-continued

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Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2005 20:10:21 -0700 (PDT)
From: "sam lingo" <frameteam2003@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: plate for rear brake on fixed, was [CR]Various Topics-continued
To: Warren & Elizabeth <warbetty@sympatico.ca>, Classic Rendezvous <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <42D31B1B.9040700@sympatico.ca>


Just won (ebay) a set of those for the ccm frame you sold me! sam lingo.Pleasanton Tx


--- Warren & Elizabeth wrote:


> For decades, CCM sold Road Racers, path bikes with
> optional mudguards and fixed/free hubs. Scary
> thing is they almost always came equipped with the
> rear stay, clamp-on Philco/Philips centre
> pulls...AKA boat
> anchors. Imagine these brakes on a freewheeling
> bike with chrome steel rims. Maybe brake pads were
> soft
> and magical back ye olden days.
>
> And mudguards likely make "gloving" the wheel quite
> interesting. Ouch!
>
> Warren Young
> Toronto
>
>
>
>
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