Re: [CR] Weinmann Brakes: 500 vs. 605


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Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 20:03:56 -0800
From: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
To: <teaat4p@yahoo.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>, corpuz family <corpuzfamily@hotmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <SNT104-W24FFD772B95643D817ED2FD8490@phx.gbl>
Subject: Re: [CR] Weinmann Brakes: 500 vs. 605


I disagree. Your 500's must have had dried out pads, that become as hard as rock. With fresh Weinmann pads, or better still Malthauser, 500's stop just fine.

Regards,

Jerry Moos
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA


--- On Tue, 2/16/10, corpuz family wrote:


> From: corpuz family <corpuzfamily@hotmail.com>

\r?\n> Subject: Re: [CR] Weinmann Brakes: 500 vs. 605

\r?\n> To: teaat4p@yahoo.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

\r?\n> Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2010, 4:12 AM

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\r?\n> 605!........Is a better brake!....Better stopping power and

\r?\n> so on........500>>>>>wIMpY!

\r?\n> Me....Remember>>>>Flying down 9 into SANTA

\r?\n> CRUZ!...Using Weinmann 500......Was like having NO

\r?\n> BRAKES!....What was I THINKING?????????????????

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\r?\n> Baron C

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\r?\n> Cafe de Velo

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\r?\n> THE BIKE STAND / THE BIKE STAND 2.0

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\r?\n> 1213 State street #M 93101

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\r?\n> SANTA BARBARA CA.

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\r?\n> > Ahoy !

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\r?\n> > I am asking for comments comparing the performance of

\r?\n> these two models. I understand this is subjective and many

\r?\n> factors obtain yet, none-the-less, I'd welcome the

\r?\n> feedback.  I am concerned about the performance such as

\r?\n> stopping power, feel, "snap" and such.

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\r?\n> > The 605 has a snazzy QR & adjuster to facilitate

\r?\n> maintenance but, these are of secondary importance at

\r?\n> present.

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\r?\n> > Thanks

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\r?\n> > Richard Cielec

\r?\n> > Chicago, Illinois; U.S.A.