Re: [CR]MAFAC Brakeset Blues

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Date: Tue, 30 May 2006 12:58:09 -0400
From: "Steven Willis" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]MAFAC Brakeset Blues
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Another view point is I have found that the alloy washers that the post of the brake pad fit against bend and if you set up the post of the brake pad close to the bend or dimple the post can move under load and then the pad loosens up. Steven Willis The Bike Stand 1778 East Second Street Scotch Plains NJ 07076 908-322-3330

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> In a message dated 5/30/06 11:58:57 AM, writes:
>> If the pads slid out, the brake shoes were installed backwards - that can
>> happen on most classic brakes, including Campy.
> Hi Jerry,
> I have experienced some btke shoe (this case Weinmann centerpull) to stop
> rollng backwards,
> I aplied brake and both pads came out, I used foot brake to jump of the
> bike,
> but I saw the
> Schwinn (approved) set had an extra "L" bracket to hold the rubber pad
> down
> for backward
> braking, I thought this was a clever idea.
> BTW, original MAFAC pads are wrapped in Al base, they will not have the
> problem of losing/
> slipping out the rubber pads from holders.
> Regards,
> KEN TODA, High Point, NC