Re: [CR]Years of foam bar covers and Velcroed fabric brake levercovers...


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From: "Howard Darr" <hdarr@localnet.com>
To: "Don Wilson" <dcwilson3@yahoo.com>, "Classic Rendezvous" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <20060510225352.73749.qmail@web52514.mail.yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Years of foam bar covers and Velcroed fabric brake levercovers...
Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 21:45:39 -0400
reply-type=original

Plastic brake levers were a 70's thing to put on the suicide levers of your schwinn continental. Foam was an 80's thing that continues to this day. Spenco made one that was thinner was just dandy,

Apologies to the shellacked cloth or cork people.

Howard Darr
Clymer pa


----- Original Message -----
From: "Don Wilson"
To: "Classic Rendezvous"
Sent: Wednesday, May 10, 2006 6:53 PM
Subject: [CR]Years of foam bar covers and Velcroed fabric brake


levercovers...


> Some one please sweep out the cobwebs and try to
> recall the time period when foam handle bar grips and
> fabric and velcro brake lever covers were found on
> road bikes. Is it possible that these might date back
> to the late 60s/early 70s, or were these a 1980ish
> phenomenon? From when to when can people recall them
> being placed on new bikes?
>
> D.C. Wilson dcwilson3@yahoo.com
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