Re: [CR] DiaCompe GranCompe questions

Example: Books

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From: james black <>
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 22:13:24 -0800
To: Tim Fricker <>
Cc: Classic Rendezvous <>
Subject: Re: [CR] DiaCompe GranCompe questions

On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 11:05, Tim Fricker <> wrote:
> Does anyone know of a source for info on the old DiaCompe Gran Compe brakes
> and their evolution?

I have some pictures showing the Gran Compe brakes and levers that came with my 1976 Centurion Semi Pro:

Note that in the newer pictures at the top of the page, the levers were swapped (to Modolos with Dia Compe hoods).

The circa 1979-1980 Centurion catalog on Velobase (listed as a 1983 catalog) shows the Gran Compe sidepulls from whatever year that catalog represents:

James Black
Los Angeles, Cal., USA