Re: [CR]Campag Brake Levers -- SR vs NR


Example: Racing:Jean Robic
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2001 13:38:02 -0700
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: Mark Chandler <justridingalong@yahoo.com>
Cc: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR]Campag Brake Levers -- SR vs NR
References: <20010925192302.22136.qmail@web20407.mail.yahoo.com>


Mark Chandler wrote:
>
> I've heard/read that Campag's Super Record brake levers are no lighter
> than (N)R levers. The story is/was that the SR levers were made
> slightly thicker to compensate for the pierced holes, thereby negating
> any weight advantage.
>
> True, rumor, what?

One measurement is worth a thousand words:

Both levers measured are the shorter hand reach style (look at angle at top of lever) with barrel cable-end holder still attached to lever.

Postal scale, so weights are relative to each other and not absolute.

Nuovo Record -31g- (no holes)

Super Record -29g- (holes) _very_ slightly thinner metal (overzealous buffing?)

Chuck Schmidt
South Pasadena, California