Shimano 500 center-pull
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Category:  Brakes
Name:  Shimano 500 center-pull
Brand:  Shimano
Primary Group:  500
Model:  
Years:  ? - Late 1970's
Country:  Japan
Added By: cudak888 on 02/23/10
Updated By: cudak888 on 02/23/10
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Shimano 500 center-pull
Design Category Center PullCable Adjuster
Quick Release Yes - Straddle CableAttachment Bolt TypeExterior Nut
Cable Attachment BoltWrenchFront of Arm MarkingsShimano 500
Back of Arm MarkingsJapanReach CategoryLong Reach
Min Reach45mmMax Reach60mm
General Information
Slight variant of the 600 calipers w/a quick-release cam built into the steel straddle cable arm. Not part of any particular group, to my knowledge.
Quality:Rarity:
 
 
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Variations of Component exist (Component is 1 of 2)BrandGroup
Shimano 600 center-pullShimano600
Component Groups
Primary Group NameBrandQuick InfoBrowse Group Components
500Shimano1975 - 1980, Sport & RecreationView 5 Components
Details:   500 was Shimano's first "famous" touring group in the 70's. It was the forefather of the 600 full group, which was introduced in 1976. But they still produced 500 as a cheaper alternative of 600. End date also unknown but it seems, they stopped producing in the early 1980's.
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Shimano Model Number Prefix List:

BB Bottom Bracket BL Brake Lever BR BRake
CB Coaster Brake CJ Cassette Joint CN ChaiN
CP Chain Protecto CR Chain Ring CS Cassette Sprockets
DF chain DeFlector DH Dynamo Hub FC Front Crank
FD Front Derailleur FE Fork Ends FH FreeHub
FS Front Suspension HB HuB HD HanDle bar
HP Head Parts (Head Set) HS Handle Stem IF Inter-3 Freehub
LP LamP MF Multi Freewheel PD PeDal
RD Rear Derailleur RH Rollerbrake Hub RM RiM
RR ReflectoRs RS Rear Suspension SB Shift Brake lever (Nexus, ?)
SC Speed Calculator (cycle computer) SF Single Freewheel Freilaufritzel SG Speed chanGe hub
SH SHoes SL Shift Lever Schalthebel SM SMall parts
SP Seat Post SQ Seat Quick release SS Single Sprocket
TL TooL WH WHeel ST Shift Brake Lever (STI, Rapid Fire, etc)
 
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