[CR]Re: Now:_fitting_honking_rubbers

(Example: Racing)

Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2008 18:27:59 -0400
To: "Classic Rendezvous" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
From: "John Betmanis" <johnb@oxford.net>
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Subject: [CR]Re: Now:_fitting_honking_rubbers

At 05:19 PM 21/03/2008 -0400, Dr. Paul Williams wrote:
>I got a pair of these honking rubbers from Pete Paine recently - I am damned
>if I know how I am going to get them on the lever hoods (early GB Hiduminium
>Standard levers) though - does anyone have any tips or tricks for doing

I remember putting these on the plain GB brakes without adjusters and it was not a problem. As with any rubber brake hoods, especially if they are older and somewhat brittle, it's better to remove the levers from the bars and disconnect the cables to do it.

John Betmanis
Woodstock, Ontario