Classic & Vintage - What is the function of this lil' doohickey?
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11-07-10, 10:14 AM
I think it is some type of release to allow easier removal of the wheel for a flat; but for the life of me I can't see how it does it?..........enlightenment please??
11-07-10, 10:19 AM
When you've got a cable in the lever, that quick-release button - for lack of a better term - is tensioned and slides forward; the lever body will rest on its top edge, rather than over it.
When you want to operate the Q/R, simply pull the brake lever a tad, and flick the button upwards, so the lever can retract into the body. Pull the lever forward again, and the Q/R will click back into the closed position.
11-07-10, 10:22 AM
I have not seen one of those in a long time.
11-07-10, 10:46 AM
I'm pretty sure the "Carlton" badged Weinmann levers all had those. I know the ones on my Super Course do.
11-07-10, 10:51 AM
OOOH!! I knew something wasn't right......cable tension is required for it to operate!!
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