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MAFAC 2000 (left) & MAFAC Competition (center & right) brake calipers showing longer reach of the 2000. Note the 2 versions of the Competition caliper. Both the 2000 & Competition have used both versions of cable holder, one takes the ball on both end straddle cable and one uses the cable with a tab on [...]
This NOS in the box set of MAFAC 2000 brake levers and calipers final auction price was $307.88. Yikes! It’s always mystified me how items with original packaging will command such a huge premium. It’s not like having the box effects the performance of the item, unless you are not planning on actually using it and are [...]
MAFAC Étrier Réglable ( adjustable ) type brake v fixed mounting models: As you can see from the above drawings the adjustable brake has a slot that allows the stirrup to be moved up or down relative to the brake mount. Thanks to Richard Freeman on the iBOB list for pointing out what the adjustable [...]
A table containing the specs of Mafac, Dia-Compe and Paul centerpull brakes.
I am mounting MAFAC 2000 brakes on the Waterford. The brake calipers will be mounted to brazed on bosses. For those that might be curious about the difference between the MAFAC bosses and standard canti bosses: In the above photo the canti boss is on the left and the Mafac boss and spring are on [...]