Band-aid repair to brakes opens scab
I recently obtained a 1989 Cannondale SR2000 when my 1974 Motobecane Grand Jubile died and had to scavenge a few key pieces to make it perfect for me. However, the Shimano BR-A550 Super SLR front brake was far too short to be properly mounted on the front fork.... so I forced it on knowing I'd purchase new brakes soon. I had to find a longer recessed mounting bolt to do it but sure enough it was fine.
Then, a month ago I purchased the "Sheldon Fender Nut" set to mount on some fenders for the upcoming rainy season. I had completely forgotten about the tiny nub of a front pivot bolt and striped two mounting bolts.
So, my question is, where can I find a brake set with a recess mounted pivot bolt which is longer then the one I have now? Are there specific brands or specific product lines to look for?