Old 07-15-20, 11:13 AM
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Originally Posted by uncle uncle View Post
Velobase has info indicating that MAFAC Racer brakes were used into the 1980's, which might be true, but that doesn't correlate to what I remember from my bicycle shop visits back then.... I can't remember a single bicycle being spec'ed with them in the early 80's. Of course, the shop I visited didn't carry any French bicycles. What do you guys/gals remember? Thanks for your responses in advance.
My recently acquired 83 UO-14 was equipped with Mafac Racer centerpulls and levers. Interesting thread. I too had wondered how long they continued with 70s brakesets into the 80s.
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