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Compatible brake hoods for Weinmann levers - advice needed

Old 07-08-15, 03:26 AM
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Compatible brake hoods for Weinmann levers - advice needed

Hi, has anyone used these for Weinmann levers? It seems nos & used hoods are fraught with danger, the crane creek seems to be an option with mixed experiences from users.
I found these on velorange

http://store.velo-orange.com/media/c...95/g/u/gum.jpg

http://store.velo-orange.com/media/c...wn_profile.jpg

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A picture of your levers would be helpful.
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I've recently bought Cane Creek ones for Weinmann 605 levers. They fit OK, I had to cut them a little bit to accomodate the levers' full motion range.

http://www.sjscycles.co.uk/cane-cree...tan-prod26320/
Check the reviews, as well.
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No, the Rustines hoods are for the narrower, more curvy lever body of Campagnolo, Modolo, Gran Sport, Suntour Superbe, etc. For your Weinmann levers (as well as standard Dia-Compe, first generation Dura-Ace, etc) the Cane Creek hoods are the correct fit.
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Originally Posted by Vintage Raleigh View Post
Hi, has anyone used these for Weinmann levers? It seems nos & used hoods are fraught with danger, the crane creek seems to be an option with mixed experiences from users.
I found these on velorange

http://store.velo-orange.com/media/c...95/g/u/gum.jpg

http://store.velo-orange.com/media/c...wn_profile.jpg

Opinions or experiences wanted
The Mafac style Rustines hoods fit my Gen 1 Dura Ace levers acceptably well, and they're similar in shape to the Weinmanns.


disclaimer- I work for VO. I'm not shilling, just saying
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Originally Posted by Don Marco View Post
The Mafac style Rustines hoods fit my Gen 1 Dura Ace levers acceptably well, and they're similar in shape to the Weinmanns.
disclaimer- I work for VO. I'm not shilling, just saying

Scott from Velorange is in agreeance with you Don so that's 2 for! Glad you've used the Rustines.
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Your International would typically have had the white Carlton vinyl hoods on your Weinmann levers. That generation of Weinmanns does not fit Campy style replacements and needs the OEM style ones like these from Reciclone in Spain. I've purchased and used the Mafac repros from there and was quite satisfied. These hoods are new manufacture by Reciclone's owner and are fresh, stretchy and were without issue on installation when I used the Mafac repros.
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They're the ones!!! Thanks bertinjim
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