Tough Choice: Upgrade brake calipers??

Discussion in 'Cycling Equipment' started by lohsnest, Apr 27, 2008.

  1. lohsnest

    lohsnest New Member

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    Well, dumb question. Aside from the minimal weight savings, is there any real reason to upgrade my Veloce brake calipers to Chorus calipers, to stay within my guppo?
     
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  2. alienator

    alienator Well-Known Member

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    No. The Veloce calipers are fine. The biggest difference between any calipers is in the pads.
     
  3. swampy1970

    swampy1970 Well-Known Member

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    Check out this link from campagnolo.com for a side by side comparison. There's the weight, the finish, orbital adjustable brake shoes on the chorus plus there's a few other bits and pieces I'm sure.... like bearings!

    http://www.campagnolo.com/jsp/en/compare/item_freniVelSke_catid_1_merc_3_compitem_freniCH.jsp
     
  4. Phill P

    Phill P New Member

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    Surely you can just swap out the pad holders and hardware to get the orbital adjustment.

    Then add some nice brake pads.

    Use the money you saved to buy some nice new tires.
     
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