Re: [CR]Campy TT cable clips

(Example: Framebuilders:Masi)

Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 08:22:59 -0800 (PST)
From: "Fred Rafael Rednor" <fred_rednor@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Campy TT cable clips
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <20060110145727.16720.qmail@web81107.mail.mud.yahoo.com>


Jerry,
     Does this mean you're not using Simplex clips on your French bicycles? If so, I'm appalled...
     Cheers,
     Fred Rednor - Arlington, Virginia (Etats Unis)


--- Jerome & Elizabeth Moos wrote:


> One drawback of cutting the screws is that the clips cannot
> then be used on French bikes, which have slightly larger top
> tubes. In fact, one can only just get an uncut Campy cable
> clip to fit a French top tube. This brings up an interesting
> question. Did Campy ever make clips with longer screws for
> use on French bikes?
>
> Regards,
>
> Jerry Moos
> Big Spring, TX
>
> ritzmon@aol.com wrote:
> Riccardo Bulissimo asks:
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> snip
> Was this common practice among you other Prodotti Oldfarti's?
> > end snip
>
> Hey, I resemble that remark! Yes, my friends and I used to
> cut all those protrusions as well, but for weight savings,
> not safety. Of course, adding that little touch of frame
> color coordinated paint on the cut edge brought the weight
> right back. Ah, vanity...
>
> Cheers,
> Mark (vain?) Ritz
> Arcata, CA where it's getting ready to rain again!
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