Re: [CR]Mafac Brakes #%&$#^!!!!


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Date: Tue, 30 May 2006 15:14:31 -0500
From: John Thompson <JohnThompson@new.rr.com>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Mafac Brakes #%&$#^!!!!
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Steve Leitgen wrote:
> Mafac brakes! Were they a mistake or did they do it to us on purpose!!!!
>
> I'm having problems keeping the post on my Mafac (comps) brake pads
> from slipping when braking. One hard brake too many and they compress
> giving less than optional braking. (Imagine squeeling like a little girl
> and going to the Flintstone's) Yes, I tightened the bolts.
>
> Any helpful hints out there in CR land?

I slide the posts in as far as they will go before adjusting the brakes.

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John (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA