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Old Campy Brake Levers - What are they?

Old 05-06-15, 06:39 PM
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Old Campy Brake Levers - What are they?

When I reworked my old bike to make it more compatible with my needs, I removed the brake levers. They are Campy and are in good or better condition. I believe they are original to the bike as it was built up in 1985-86 (that's what the frame serial number indicates) and were part of a hodge-podge of parts. The bike had Shimano 600EX brakes, crankset,derailleurs, and hubs. The chainrings were Salsa and the brake levers were these Campys. While I'd like to know what they are worth, I'd first like to determine exactly what they are - I can't seem to pin down a model with my research. They also have hoods (black) which are in excellent condition, so they may be replacements. At any rate, here are some pics of the levers without the hoods. 1985 era, aero/non-aero. Any help is appreciated.

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Chorus.
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I'm voting for Athena.

VeloBase.com - Component: Campagnolo BL-02AT CG, Athena
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According to the same section on VeloBase, Chorus is "Very similar to the Athena of the same era. Difference is the shield on the bar clamp" so there is your decider.
Chorus = shield on clamp. Athena = no shield.

Let us know which one it is!
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Originally Posted by exxongraftek View Post
According to the same section on VeloBase, Chorus is "Very similar to the Athena of the same era. Difference is the shield on the bar clamp" so there is your decider.
Chorus = shield on clamp. Athena = no shield.

Let us know which one it is!
There appears to be something stamped into the bar clamp in the third picture.
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Yes, there is a shield on the bar clamp. So . . . Chorus it is. Thanks for all the info. I appreciate it.

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