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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 11-25-07, 05:27 PM   #1
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name that brake lever

so i picked this up at my local bike co-op sorting out a big box of parts someone donated. anyone know anything about it? it feels/looks like aluminum, anodized, and the thing i like (other than the sleek shape) is that it can be flipped and used on either side. i didn't recognize the logo at all. sorry for the crappy cell phone pics.



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Old 11-25-07, 05:29 PM   #2
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looks like old mtb stuff from the ano age
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Ikea?
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looks like any random mtb lever. good find.
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i call it little green
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so no one knows what that symbol is?
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Old 11-26-07, 02:22 PM   #7
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why does it matter
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i call it little green
Which is cool, cos then the winter cannot fade her.
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Old 11-26-07, 03:14 PM   #9
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Looks like it could be VG Components, a (defunct?) BMX component company. Could you have got the photos more out of focus?
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Looks like it could be VG Components, a (defunct?) BMX component company.
most definitely. I've got a set in red tucked away somewhere. that's definitely the VG (Von Giesse) Logo. Circa mid to late '80s, iirc. definitely a nice find
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Old 11-26-07, 05:06 PM   #11
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AFAIR, they still existed into the 90s.
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i should work/volunteer at a bike coop so i can gaff all the good parts
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so no one knows what that symbol is?

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