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Campy brakes quick release(6 posts)

Campy brakes quick releaseEric16
Feb 25, 2002 10:06 AM
Hey, this is undoubtably a stupid question but I just can't figure it out. I recently switched from Shimano to Campy (Chorus 10) and I'm having trouble finding the brake's quick release. For Shimano I know it was just the little lever on the caliper and I've heard a lot of people post that there is a quick release mechanism for the brakes on the ergo levers, but I can't find it for the life of me. Where on the lever is this quick release and how do I use it? I'm sick of using the barrel adjuster everytime I need to take off my wheel! Thanks!
re: Campy brakes quick releaseEric16
Feb 25, 2002 10:15 AM
Never mind, I found it...that's a nifty little feature! No more reaching down to the caliper to release the brake!
well, how does it work....Kurt VF
Feb 25, 2002 11:43 AM
The suspense is killing me.
re: Campy brakes quick releaserob
Feb 25, 2002 11:45 AM
Although a huge Campag fan I would have to say that it is more for looks rather than safety or convenience. After a few years the alloy slider thing will corode and be almost impossible to move with out the use of pliers!
re: Campy brakes quick releasecurlybike
Feb 25, 2002 1:45 PM
Not if you lube it periodically.
A huge Campy fanKerry Irons
Feb 25, 2002 5:02 PM
wouldn't let his levers corrode away.