Re: [CR]Gran Compe/Dia Compe

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Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2007 22:03:51 -0500
Subject: Re: [CR]Gran Compe/Dia Compe
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From: John Thompson <>

Mark Stevens wrote:
> Hello, I just picked up a frame and bits with a pair of Dia Compe brake
> levers and good hoods on it. Can anyone tell me the intro dates and if
> Gc and Dc are linked? The Levers look for all the world like 1950's
> Weinmann.

Yes. "Gran Compe" was Dia Compe's upscale product line. Dia Compe made their name producing licensed copies of Weinmann brakes in the 70s and later added their own modifications and designs.

John Thompson (
Appleton WI USA