Re: [CR]Was Campag cables, now brake blocks

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From: "Martin Appel" <martin@team-ware.de>
Subject: Re: [CR]Was Campag cables, now brake blocks
To: ray green <greenjersey@ntlworld.com>, <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2007 18:05:07 +0200
In-Reply-To: <20070628155456.JSWC26699.aamtaout03-winn.ispmail.ntl.com@smtp.ntlworld.com>
References: <20070628155456.JSWC26699.aamtaout03-winn.ispmail.ntl.com@smtp.ntlworld.com>


Ray,

aaaw and i grew up believing in what the Brügelmann catalogue told me, that the only brakepads capable of stopping a bike in the rain were made in England by Fibrax????

Martin Appel Munich, Germany

ray green <greenjersey@ntlworld.com> schrieb:
>Tom Dalton wrote< Really, if the Mathauser pads were so
>clearly better, wouldn’t Campy have improved their own compound?>
>I don't know about Campag but what about Mafac? Those studded blocks
>were rubbish when Mafac introduced them and they were rubbish when
>they, thank God, went out of production. All you could say about them
>was that they, unfortunately, lasted a long time. Luckily my wife
>worked for BOAC and she got me Mathauser blocks in L.A. so I could
>stop even when it was raining as it often does in England.
>Ray Green, Brighton, England