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PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:06 pm 
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Can anyone tell me what this is please.


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 11:32 pm 
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Picture not correct size, could a mod resize please


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Re-sized the pic but can't help with the identification other than telling you it's not SRAM.

Looks a bit dia-compe/ Suntour to me. May say on the back of the arms or perhaps on the pads.

...I'm getting a vague memory that 'Red S' was it's own brand though :?


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I think it might be the Freewheel catalogue's own brand.


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Thanks I'll have a look tomorrow to see if there is any more identification......................


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fiks wrote:
I think it might be the Freewheel catalogue's own brand.


That certainly rings a bell...


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Just had a look on the back of the caliper is "400" on both side arms and Fibrax on the pads


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fiks wrote:
I think it might be the Freewheel catalogue's own brand.


I seem to remember from way back they were manufactured by Universal for freewheel or one of the early catalogue companys


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Ron Kitching? I have a Red S MTB/ Touring chainset.


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IIRC RedS was indeed Freewheel/ Madison own brand. I only got as far as their headset, black plastic version of the Stronglight A9.

The caliper itself looks like DiaCompe Gran Compe in silver but the QR mechanism end and fitting looks lower model DiaCompe...like a Bulldog
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