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


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From: "David Bilenkey" <dbilenkey@sympatico.ca>
To: "Classic Rendezvous" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: RE: [CR]Campag Brake Levers -- SR vs NR
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2001 16:54:35 -0400
In-Reply-To: <20010925192302.22136.qmail@web20407.mail.yahoo.com>


Weighing one of each (without the bar clamp hardware) in the shop:

NR: 78 grams (used but clean and ever so slightly scuffed)

SR: 76 grams (brand spanking NOS)

This is on an electronic postal scale, with a resolution (or display at least) of even grams (ie not odd grams).

David Bilenkey Bilenkey Industrial Design Ottawa, ON, Canada dbilenkey@sympatico.ca


> -----Original Message-----
> From: classicrendezvous-admin@bikelist.org
> [mailto:classicrendezvous-admin@bikelist.org]On Behalf Of Mark Chandler
> Sent: September 25, 2001 3:23 PM
> To: Classic Rendezvous
> Subject: [CR]Campag Brake Levers -- SR vs NR
>
>
> 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?
>
> --mc
>
>
>
> =====
> Mark Chandler / JustRidingAlong@yahoo.com
> Superior, Colorado