Re: [CR] Campagnolo Cobalto Lever Question

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From: "Chuck Schmidt" <>
Subject: Re: [CR] Campagnolo Cobalto Lever Question
Date: Sun, 3 Jun 2007 20:20:41 -0700
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On Jun 3, 2007, at 6:34 PM, Mark Buswell wrote:
> Hi All.
> I just received a pair of Cobalto levers and I can't wait to mount
> them. But first, I have a question:
> Did people often modify the lever bodies to more easily accomodate
> aero routing? I've seen levers both with and without a little
> triangular cutout. Here is a photo of what I am referring to:
> So, were these modified after purchase or is this how they came?
> Thanks
> Mark Buswell
> San Francisco, CA

Mark, the answer is yes, you had to do the filing yourself after you bought them as the levers didn't come with the cutout for the cable housing. There's a depression in the casting showing you were to file. Back in the day I did more than a few myself.

Chuck Schmidt
South Pasadena, CA USA (reprints, t-shirts & timelines)