Re: [CR]Campagnolo C-Record Delta brake calipers


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Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2008 11:02:43 -0600
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
To: I Jenkins <ianjnk@mac.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Campagnolo C-Record Delta brake calipers
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From: John Thompson <johndthompson@gmail.com>
cc: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

I Jenkins wrote:
> I have a set of NOS Delta's which I'm trying to fit up to my old
> Pearson's of London frame. The trouble I'm having is that the bolts that
> go through the forks and the frame are just to long.
>
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/33138399@N03/3120739587/
>
> With the front being 45mm's and the rear 35mm's.
>
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/33138399@N03/3121567452/
>
> I have never seen bolts that long on a pr Deltas. Whilst the long bolts
> have a/key sleeves on them, I'm thinking maybe someone has knocked up
> something to allow the brakes to be nut fitting?
> I could get away with the shortest bolt as the front brake for a/key use
> (and change direction of brake shoes) but have no idea where I might
> find the very short rear bolt. I don't really want to thread down the
> long one, std 6mm thread?
>
> Any idea's ?

The original Delta brakes came out years before C-Record; around 1981-82 as I recall. Perhaps some of these older Deltas came with longer bolts as the recessed fittings hadn't then become fashionable.

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-John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA