I've got a pair of campag athena ergo's that I want to use for the patina cross bike build but unfortunately one of them has a cable stuck in the ratchet (not an uncommon problem I believe). :roll:
Luckily I have a set of veloce that I can use as a donor for the ratchet part, however when I try to undo the allen bolt at the back of said part all that happens is it turns as if changing gear.
Does anybody know what the technique is for removing the ratchet ?
Older levers need a pair of allen keys for disassembly - one to prevent the mechanism turning, and the other to loosen the bolt. You'll find full instructions here:
If you need part reference numbers, all the spare parts lists are still available on the Campag site:
One last hint: Campag cables use a slightly smaller head than many of their competitors. A genuine Campag cable won't jam in the lever, but if you can't find Campag cables, you can file the head slightly to avoid the problem.
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