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Old 07-27-09, 08:45 PM   #1
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Rusty TT Brake Braze-ons

I've turned down buying several steel frames because they had rusty top tube brake cable braze-ons. It seems to be pretty common. I was wondering if this was an easy repair, or something that should be avoided.
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Old 07-27-09, 11:35 PM   #2
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That's why I use stainless cable braze-ons.
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Old 07-28-09, 04:06 AM   #3
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It is easy to put them on, but on a high end bike paint can be 2/3rds pf the time, on a low end bike you can suit yourself.
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I thinkit became a more common problem in the early '90s with the rapid increase of indoor trainers.
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I thinkit became a more common problem in the early '90s with the rapid increase of indoor trainers.
mine started rusting in the early 80's when I got serious about using my rollers. I really need a new paint job on my main road bike.
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