Old 07-15-20, 11:13 AM
  #6  
OldsCOOL
Senior Member
 
OldsCOOL's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: northern michigan
Posts: 13,208

Bikes: '77 Colnago Super, '76 Fuji The Finest, '88 Cannondale Criterium, '86 Trek 760, '87 Miyata 712

Mentioned: 19 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 639 Post(s)
Liked 473 Times in 258 Posts
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.
OldsCOOL is offline  
Likes For OldsCOOL: