[CR]Joannou model 5 brakes

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From: "brian blum" <bbspokes@hotmail.com>
To: sbirmingham@mindspring.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2007 21:06:37 -0700
Subject: [CR]Joannou model 5 brakes

What are these brakes?? They look like Mafac Racers but they are labeled Joannou. They are on the recent EBAY win of robbeie fellows. Item #130143360284

>From: "Steve Birmingham" <sbirmingham@mindspring.com>
>To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
>Subject: RE:[CR]Mafac Competition questions
>Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2007 22:13:37 -0400
>Just a thought while checking out the pics. Maybe the long crossover cable
>is from a mixte?
>I've seen a couple where the brake mounts on the middle stays and the
>crossover cable goes
>around the seat tube, the crossovers that way are quite long. I think I've
>seen it with Mafac racers.
>it seems a bit odd with competitions, but maybe for a higher quality mixte?
>Steve Birmingham
>Lowell, Ma
>Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2007 14:21:44 -0700
>From: "Doug Van Cleve" <dvancleve@gmail.com>
>To: "kim klakow" <Akimbo71@gmx.net>,
> "Classic Rendezvous" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
>Subject: Re: [CR]Mafac Competition questions
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>Thanks Kim.
>Here is a bad composite picture of mine (top) and another set from eBay
>(bottom): http://i17.tinypic.com/4lp5dfc.jpg. You can see that one of my
>straddle cables is much longer than the other three. I have a suspicion it
>is for a cantilever brake set. Any opinions on how difficult it might be
>find a correct one?
>Doug Van Cleve
>Chandler, AZ USA