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These might work:
Munga. I'm assuming you want to run campy dual pivot brakes. If so don't forgery that the max reach is about 50mm. Most old race frames that run traditional nut and bolt brake calipers will usually require a caliper with a reach of 52 to 62mm.
yeah thanks for the reminder. all pie in the sky at the moment.
i just went out and trial fitted some single-pivot calipers (39-49mm) and there's ample adjustment.
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You can get dual pivots in a long reach/nutted caliper. Not Campy, but they work pretty well.
Cheap too: http://www.cyclingdeal.com.au/buy/57-75mm-drop-road-fixie-track-bike-caliper-brake/MX806
Do you need one that clamps around the tube, or one that bolts to the brazed-on attachment?
Finally got one. Many thanks.
Finally getting around to getting parts (mixed NOS/used), to equip the Pegasus to my 'requirement'. I have a SunTour soft-spot. It's a bit irrational, but there it is... I have an almost-new pair of Cyclone calipers which will be going on. The Campo calipers will be surplus-to-requirement. I know almost nothing on that stuff. I'll list here on BNA initially, or access a swap of some sort within Retro, maybe. I have started to deal with the corrosion visible, but they'll need further attention when they come off.
Without going into $$ values, on a scale of 1~10, where would they sit on the desirability scale?
Ever noticed how quiet steel bikes are?
In the world of campagnolo brakes I'd say about 6/10 mostly because of their condition. In the world of Campagnolo a 10/10 would be delta brakes. 9/10 would be Cobalto super record calipers and 25 anniversary super record calipers. 8/10 would be Chorus monoplaner's or pre-CPSC record calipers.
These are the '3rd generation' Super Record / Record calipers, introduced C1983. The script Campagnolo branding, rather than block letters, and 'conical' pivot bolt locknuts are the way to identify these. They are not that easy to come by it seems, specially when you are looking for a pair to complete a full house Campag bike from 1983 to 1985. The condition is not great but as long as the anodising on the arms is Ok, the rest of the hardware can be cleaned up or replaced. 3rd Generation is what I call them, not sure if they have an official name.
In the event of toe clips,& a lot of other Campy stuff I seem to need, eBay is full of overpriced NOS, or rusty relics, & expensive shipping to match, hence my request here for someone you can trust.
this could be of use to me later today - I'll PM you
I ride 25s on the basis that they divide more easily into 100 than 23s.
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