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Old 06-30-22, 01:39 PM
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Low-key looking for a pair of decent 70's Campagnolo brake levers to go with my calipers....anyone? TIA
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Originally Posted by ascherer View Post
Low-key looking for a pair of decent 70's Campagnolo brake levers to go with my calipers....anyone? TIA
I thought to myself, "Self, you can maybe help @ascherer out." I trundled down to the basement lair and emptied the brake lever drawer onto the workbench. I found: early D-A (2 pr), 600, Exage, Galli (2 pr), Modolo (maybe Corsa?), Superbe, and another upper tier Modolo (maybe Pro?). No Campy of any kind. I don't recall ever being completely devoid of Campy levers. I guess there's a first time for everything.
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The Superbe are Campy clones and take the same hoods. I have a supplier for the hoods and have some in stock here, but they are not Campy hoods (aftermarket).Smiles, MH
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Originally Posted by Mad Honk View Post
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The Superbe are Campy clones and take the same hoods. I have a supplier for the hoods and have some in stock here, but they are not Campy hoods (aftermarket).Smiles, MH
Understood. I was just scratching my head that the Campy lever shelf was empty. Supply chain problems i guess. The Superbe and Modolo levers even hoods in good condition. I just need something to hang them all on.
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Originally Posted by smontanaro;[url=tel:22559571
22559571[/url]]I thought to myself, "Self, you can maybe help @ascherer out." I trundled down to the basement lair and emptied the brake lever drawer onto the workbench. I found: early D-A (2 pr), 600, Exage, Galli (2 pr), Modolo (maybe Corsa?), Superbe, and another upper tier Modolo (maybe Pro?). No Campy of any kind. I don't recall ever being completely devoid of Campy levers. I guess there's a first time for everything.
Just my luck! Thanks for checking.
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Andy,
I likely have something here, I just gotta find them. gimme a call, Smiles, MH
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Originally Posted by smontanaro View Post
I thought to myself, "Self, you can maybe help @ascherer out." I trundled down to the basement lair and emptied the brake lever drawer onto the workbench. I found: early D-A (2 pr), 600, Exage, Galli (2 pr), Modolo (maybe Corsa?), Superbe, and another upper tier Modolo (maybe Pro?). No Campy of any kind. I don't recall ever being completely devoid of Campy levers. I guess there's a first time for everything.
Dang...2 Galli but no Campy...I think every BF member probably has a pair of Exage...that they save to help someone down the line.
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Originally Posted by Mad Honk;[url=tel:22559788
22559788[/url]]Andy,
I likely have something here, I just gotta find them. gimme a call, Smiles, MH
Will do, Friday afternoon work for you? Thanks!
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Originally Posted by jdawginsc;[url=tel:22559883
22559883]Dang...2 Galli but no Campy...I think every BF member probably has a pair of Exage...that they save to help someone down the line.
Pretty sure thatís true for me! Just for fun Iíll inventory my stash and list them here.
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Originally Posted by ascherer View Post
Pretty sure thatís true for me! Just for fun Iíll inventory my stash and list them here.
That will be fun to see!
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Originally Posted by unworthy1 [img]images/buttons/viewpost.gif[/img]
^I think it's a steel bolt, possibly the nut is alloy but I bet they are both soft steel.

I don't think this is Huret-specific but you do need a bolt with the thru hole and (assuming) 2 flats. unless it's only one flat?
I bet something else (maybe a common CP brake part) might fit but I have no Huret FD to compare my spare hardware against.

If somebody else doesn't chime up then what I would need are the dimensions of that bolt, the more exact details the better.
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Yes, you are correct, both nut and bolt are steel (just checked with magnet). And right again, a through hole and 2 flats.
I'll have to check on the bolt measurements.
unworthy1,

Ok, completed some measurements and arrived at an estimate of bolt shaft length.

Flats of the bolt shaft is 5mm thick
Round of the bolt shaft is 6mm thick
Domed nut is 9mm long

see photo for next...

Cable hole is 2mm
Derailleur section the bolt must pass through is 6mm

So assuming the bolt shaft needs at least 4mm to catch in the nut, then
estimated bolt shaft length would be 12mm.

Sound about right?

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Thanks for the offer VintageSteelEU. i may be able find something generic stateside. Also see my post re approximate bolt size.

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You mean the thing below? I'd need to clean it a bit (sorry, it came off a FD I got for parts and in a sorry state, so didn't bother making it presentable yet, hence a bit of caked mud on it), but if you're willing to wait for a delivery from the UK, happy to clean it up and send over. It's steel. I might even have some domed nuts the right size if that was your preferrence.
Alternatively, brake cable fixing bolt for generic single pivot side pulls looks basically the same and has the right length. I got some new (don't remember who makes them at the moment) and they even have domed nut. Though the ones I have diameter 0.2mm smaller (5.6) than the Huret bolt I have (5.8), but they are probably made in several sizes.
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ISO 7900/7950 stuff

Is it C&V yet?

Calipers
FD
Crankset


Have some tradesÖ.
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unworthy1,

Ok, completed some measurements and arrived at an estimate of bolt shaft length.

Flats of the bolt shaft is 5mm thick
Round of the bolt shaft is 6mm thick
Domed nut is 9mm long

see photo for next...

Cable hole is 2mm
Derailleur section the bolt must pass through is 6mm

So assuming the bolt shaft needs at least 4mm to catch in the nut, then
estimated bolt shaft length would be 12mm.

Sound about right?

I think I gots one for ya, but the nut is plain not domed. However I can look for a domed nut tonight if that's a must-have, good chance I will find one. You have the washers you need, right?
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I think I gots one for ya, but the nut is plain not domed. However I can look for a domed nut tonight if that's a must-have, good chance I will find one. You have the washers you need, right?
That would be great! Domed is not a must have, but if you have one even better. Washers are part of the "clip" that the bolt passes through, so not a problem.
I will follow up with PM.
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Thanks for the offer VintageSteelEU. i may be able find something generic stateside. Also see my post re approximate bolt size.
No problem. I'm pretty sure you might be able to find some Challenger or Success FD to cannibalise if need be. There is also a good chance that earlier Huret Eco FD's might be using the same or very similar bolts. Something worth checking.

The bolt I have has the total length of 13.8mm, threaded part 6mm. Flat to flat part is 4.9mm, round to round is 5.8mm. Cable hole is between 1.5 and 2mm.
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I have some Simplex mountain bike thumb shifters if anyone wants to swap for something. I haven't sent anything Stateside for years and I think since Canada Customs has increased the PITA factor wanting you to fill out their forms "online" beforehand.

Could use a 9mm Ritchey "Skraxle" for a front wheel. The wheel is useless without it.

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Simplex thumbies are very cool little items. You are correct that there is definitely more effort needed to ship from here to you, but it is really the surprising cost.

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I have some Simplex mountain bike thumb shifters if anyone wants to swap for something. I haven't sent anything Stateside for years and I think since Canada Customs has increased the PITA factor wanting you to fill out their forms "online" beforehand.

Could use a 9mm Ritchey "Skraxle" for a front wheel. The wheel is useless without it.

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Update - I knew what I had was French but was wrong on the Simplex branding. These are SACHS-Huret.
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Update - I knew what I had was French but was wrong on the Simplex branding. These are SACHS-Huret.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/255537490472
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Lock that stores inside handlebar?

I once had a lock that stored inside the handlebar, it was a plastic-sheathed cable that slipped inside the handlebar, doubled, terminating in the lock-and-bar-plug arrangement. When stored all you saw was the rubber plug.

I was unable to find a picture on the net, but found this instead; more or less the same idea but keyed (=better, the one I had was a combination):




I know neither of these would be much problem for anyone with determination, but to prevent an opportunistic walkaway they'll do; the real plus is nothing need to be attached to the bike, or even seen to be attached.

So I'd like either version...

EDIT - found a (bad) pic of the one I had:



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Close!

These are them. I'll take a snap of the ones I've got today.
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Decent 25.4 or 25.6 seat post. Something like an Sakae or SR.
need it for my market bike. I think I have one in my stash in the States but no one to look.


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