Re: [CR]Shimano 600 brakes on Miyata

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Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 20:29:22 -0500
From: "Charles Wahl" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Shimano 600 brakes on Miyata

Tom Dalton wrote:
>Interestingly, I think the next model Shimano brake above the 600 EX
>was the Dura Ace EX, and it pulled on the left, like Campy.
>DiaCompe's analog to the 600EX was the 500G and it pulled from the
>right, like the 600EX, while the higher end Gran Compe models pulled
>from the left. So, I think there was a pattern relating to quality

The next generation of Shimano 600 after Arabesque, the 6207 or 6208 (which is infinitely better looking, IMO) has "Campy-side" cables. Though they stuck with that dratted goofy shifter boss for awhile longer. -- Charles Wahl The Big Apple Prisoner in Lock-down Nation, erst-while bosom of freedom