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Campy caliper/lever compatability?

Old 05-25-05, 09:38 PM
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Campy caliper/lever compatability?

I have a pair of newish Veloce calipers I'd like to substitute on my Gitane for the Cobaltos that are on there. (The rear Cobalto's adjuster is seized, the stones are missing, etc. I intend to keep them for a box to be put back on at a later time.)

I am wondering if it's possible to use the C-Record levers (which are aero levers but which are intended for use with a single-pivot caliper, not dual-pivots) with the Veloces. Or do I need a more modern Campy lever?
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Old 05-26-05, 12:49 AM
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Nup, the cable pull of the old and the new will be pretty similar.
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Old 05-26-05, 06:29 AM
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If it helps, I'm using Record Ergo levers with Record Delta brakes with no problems.
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