* Peka very nice indeed. I should have used the brake levers the old way, not aero like. So cable from the top of the levers.
No you shouldn't. This is how Peter Serier modified them. You can read about them in the topic.
OK, clear. I read about the modification. But did not know if these were originally from Serier or of a later owner.
The previous owner was the 1st owner for this bike. He were son of an employe of the Amsterdam Peperkamp shop. The PEKAs were the 100% competion frames they carried and there were built by Peter Serier. This PEKA was entirely tailored to the 1st owner and the levers were part of that. The previous owner told me 5 bars were sacrificed before Peter were happy with the result.
From the back of the lever housing Peter machined a little material away, so the surface where the stepped ferrule bumps is perfectly vertical and flat. Later, when aero era became an reality, there were more modifications done to Nuovo Record levers. An improvement to later modifications is that people became aware it is better to drill a hole in the levers and to fit the (inner-)cable end there, on the outside, instead of in the regular barrel. Resulted in improved brake feel.
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