|Any place to get GUM brake hoods...?||MrDan|
Feb 24, 2003 2:29 PM
|I'm about to relegate my old Lotus to trainer duty. It has drilled Shimano 600 levers with gum rubber hoods. They are the originals on this 20+ yr/old bike. Needless to say, they are in atrocious condition - looks like they've actually "melted" onto the lever housing - disgusting!
Does anybody manufacturee these beasts anymore or do I send myself to the land of eBay?
|not sure if they are all the same, but several places have them||DougSloan|
Feb 24, 2003 3:02 PM
|The regular rubber ones are much cheaper than the real gum ones, too. I assume you mean non-aero, right (cable comes out the top)?
Here are some links:
BRAKE LEVER HOODS - GIPIEMME - real gum type. These are dead ringers for Campagnolo NR/SR. These are fresh! NOS $25
Check Harris Cyclery, too. I've seen them several places.
|re: Any place to get GUM brake hoods...?||OldEdScott|
Feb 24, 2003 4:02 PM
|Thanks much! -Dan nm||MrDan|
Feb 25, 2003 6:01 AM