Re: [CR] Campagnolo Cobalto Lever Question

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From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR] Campagnolo Cobalto Lever Question
Date: Sun, 3 Jun 2007 20:20:41 -0700
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


On Jun 3, 2007, at 6:34 PM, Mark Buswell wrote:
> Hi All.
>
> I just received a pair of Cobalto levers and I can't wait to mount
> them. But first, I have a question:
>
> Did people often modify the lever bodies to more easily accomodate
> aero routing? I've seen levers both with and without a little
> triangular cutout. Here is a photo of what I am referring to:
>
> http://tinyurl.com/2khq3u
>
> So, were these modified after purchase or is this how they came?
>
> Thanks
> Mark Buswell
> San Francisco, CA
> USA

Mark, the answer is yes, you had to do the filing yourself after you bought them as the levers didn't come with the cutout for the cable housing. There's a depression in the casting showing you were to file. Back in the day I did more than a few myself.

Chuck Schmidt
South Pasadena, CA USA
http://www.velo-retro.com (reprints, t-shirts & timelines)