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by Williamalan
28 Jun 2019, 7:30pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: What's this called?
Replies: 5
Views: 514

Re: What's this called?

Brill. Thanks to all. Without a name I didn't know what to google for.
by Williamalan
28 Jun 2019, 6:16pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: What's this called?
Replies: 5
Views: 514

What's this called?

Looking to replace part of my lighting system, after some miscreant ripped out batteries and cabling. I need a plug and socket that looks like the picture. Can anyone please tell me what it's called, and where to find one?

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by Williamalan
2 Apr 2016, 2:08pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Caliper brake release lever
Replies: 14
Views: 908

Re: Caliper brake release lever

Thanks Rick. That looks very smart. I'll drop in an have a look next time I'm within reach of Evans.
by Williamalan
27 Mar 2016, 2:26pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Caliper brake release lever
Replies: 14
Views: 908

Re: Caliper brake release lever

I think this will either fit or can be made to. Most good LBSs would have a collection of things like this at one time. This part is found on standard weinmann and dia compe calipers, others too. The fitting through the brake arm is common to the brake you have, I think. cheers Thanks, Brucey. What...
by Williamalan
27 Mar 2016, 2:22pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Caliper brake release lever
Replies: 14
Views: 908

Re: Caliper brake release lever

[quote="thenorthwind"]I found this. Not quite as I remember as it's got a bracket to go round the steerer (1"). Any use to you? Thanks, thenorthwind. That looks as if it might do the job. If you don't mind parting with it, can I send you a stamped addressed jiffy bag? -- if you can le...
by Williamalan
22 Mar 2016, 12:38pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Caliper brake release lever
Replies: 14
Views: 908

Re: Caliper brake release lever

Colin54 -- Thanks for the tip. The picture looks promising.

Thenorthwind -- Fingers crossed you may find one. I'll wait and see if you post further news.
by Williamalan
21 Mar 2016, 9:17pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Caliper brake release lever
Replies: 14
Views: 908

Re: Caliper brake release lever

Thank you cycleruk and PT1029. As you say, there are Weinmann 605 brakes on ebay with exactly the bit I want to replace. But the prices are £50 and upwards ! A lot to pay for a small convenience. Thanks for telling me what to look for, but for now I'll have to do without. Or is there some less rare ...
by Williamalan
20 Mar 2016, 4:38pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Caliper brake release lever
Replies: 14
Views: 908

Caliper brake release lever

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Can anyone tell me where to find a quick release lever like this for caliper brakes?
The bolt on mine has sheared and local shops don't keep them any more.
Thanks