Re: [CR] Cable Housing - Friction Shift vs. Brake ?

(Example: Production Builders:Peugeot)

Date: Mon, 03 Jul 2006 12:56:40 -0500
From: "John Thompson" <JohnThompson@new.rr.com>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR] Cable Housing - Friction Shift vs. Brake ?
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oroboyz@aol.com wrote:
> Now, at a certain point (slipping outside our time line) slippery
> plastic lined cable housing came into use. But this was also used for
> shifting and braking interchangeably...

I seem to recall "Ultra-Glide" lined brake cables/housing being available by the late 70s, still within the time line.

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