Re: [CR] 1978 De Rosa - mismatched brake centerbolt mounts

Example: Framebuilders:Richard Moon

Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2010 09:36:27 -0500
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Subject: Re: [CR] 1978 De Rosa - mismatched brake centerbolt mounts

I have a 76 Colnago Super that has the recessed front and nutted rear brake mount. Todd Davis St Louis, Mo

On 7/15/10 9:10 AM, Kevin Kruger wrote:
> Congratulations to the very astute Ray Dobbins for being the first person to
> point out the anomaly on my 1978 De Rosa photos posted to Wool Jersey yesterday:
> Note the use of a nutted front centerbolt and a recessed rear. Fork is
> definitely original to the bike, and suspect it was simply a shop error,
> grabbing a prebuilt nutted brake fork from the rack and fitting to a recessed
> rear frame. Greg Softley's ex-1975 De Rosa has a similar mismatch (think he
> purchased this from Ken Denny), although opposite of mine (recessed front&
> nutted rear):
> Would be interested if anyone else owns a bike from this period with similar
> mismatched brake mounts.
> Regards,
> Kevin Kruger - Grantville, PA USA