Re: re [CR]Dura-Ace Brake Lever Clamp

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Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2005 18:34:53 -0400
From: "Joe Bender-Zanoni" <>
Subject: Re: re [CR]Dura-Ace Brake Lever Clamp
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Thanks to all who responded. Harvey, ever the "just do it" empiricist inspired me to find a substitute.

Joe Bender-Zanoni Little Falls, NJ

Harvey M Sachs wrote:
> Joe Benden-Zanoni just wrote:
> Bummer. Tightening up a 1st generation DA brake lever tonight when the
> curse of the Fraysee's struck. About 3/4 tight the old clamp just
> ripped asunder. Anyone have a spare?
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Being a good guy, and having swapped several things good and less good
> with Joe, I immediately went to the stash to see what I could do.
> Well, I found 5 separate D/A and 600 levers. And a total of 3
> clamps. And each clamp was different from the others.
> I suspect that a little filing could get a Mafac clamp to work, or a
> Campy. Joe, do you want me to test the hypothesis? Mafacs are easier
> to sacrifice than good stuff.


> thanks

> harvey sachs

> mcLean va