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Which hoods will fit my brakes (photo inside)?

Old 02-25-22, 03:39 PM
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Which hoods will fit my brakes (photo inside)?



Levers say “Compe” but the body shape is different than the hoods sold by VO. Where can I buy replacement in the US?
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Old 02-25-22, 04:12 PM
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Try Cane Creek hoods
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Cocottes suisses - Rustines

Swiss hoods
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Originally Posted by Narhay View Post
Try Cane Creek hoods
I've seen pictures, mentions that they don't fit very well.
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Old 02-25-22, 04:41 PM
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Originally Posted by retroman57 View Post
That's a bit "rich", the shape also doesn't look quite right.
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Perhaps this Ebay item is what you seek. Only one set left.
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You need hoods for a non-aero old style ( non contoured ) lever = old original style Dia Comp or Weinmann will work

The Rustines pictured will be a 'almost' fit ....they are for a brake lever with a contour hood

Im surprised that velo orange is unable to explain this to you
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I'm not necessarily suggesting you buy from Amazon, but this is the shape you need: https://www.amazon.com/Dia-Compe-Dia.../dp/B003UWCTIG

I have these levers on my Motobecane.


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Old 02-25-22, 05:26 PM
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Gum Rustines are back in stock????
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SurferRosa- Back in stock where? Link was to Rustine's website... Been a while, but I bought several sets of hoods directly from Rustine. Took a while, but they notified me when they had a batch ready to sell. Easy transaction, but shipping was steep. All I know...
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Originally Posted by randyjawa View Post
Perhaps this Ebay item is what you seek. Only one set left.
Looks like it, going for the black ones from the same seller. Thanks!
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Link was to Rustine's website... Been a while, but I bought several sets of hoods directly from Rustine.
I haven't seen gum Rustines in stock anywhere since 2020. I emailed them last year, and they replied they were planning to remanufacture them, but we're having problems with materials sourcing.
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As TPL mentioned you need something which fits the traditional Weinmann/DiaCompe levers. This A'me is about as close as you can get, but you need to like colors. The price from Canada is very reasonable.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/20258826714...sAAOSw0xtcVzmO
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