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 Post subject: in awe of my new deltas
PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2008 8:36 pm 
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clean, clean, clean! this is heirloom stuff here. i can't take my eyes off them...

better yet, the seller was very generous and asked for maybe 1/2 what they would be worth at auction.

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just wow.


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2008 8:51 pm 
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Pretty! I remember seeing these on Stephen Roche's bike in the mid-late 80's. Saw some years later on a bike I couldn't afford on a club run. Tragically, the road had just been surface dressed (resurfacing on the cheap). A layer of tar on the tyres picked up the stone chippings which wore through the brake bodies! There were tears that night!


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2008 8:59 pm 
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Hi,

very nice :)

I got my hands on a pair too some time ago. Traded them against a pair of Adamas AX brakes :roll: ...that I got free :shock:

Were surprised to see how much road dirt fit in those housings :lol:


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2008 6:05 pm 
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thats hot. 8)

i've always wanted a set.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2008 8:40 pm 
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Those are so nice!

But, they just does´t work...but that does´t matter! :D


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2008 8:54 pm 
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Shamus wrote:
Those are so nice!

But, they just does´t work...but that does´t matter! :D


They work incredibly well or not at all. Trouble is there is nothing else between the two extremes! Just look at them then! Please don't let your drool tarnish the finish!


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 10:58 pm 
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Tell me you're going to invest an hour covering those backing plates with helicopter tape. Beautiful!


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