Dia-Compe AC 500 (G)
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Category:  Brakes
Name:  Dia-Compe AC 500 (G)
Brand:  Dia-Compe
Model:  AC 500 (G)
Years:  Mid 1980's - ?
Country:  Japan
Added By: retrorider on 10/08/19
Updated By: retrorider on 10/08/19
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Design Category Single PivotCable AdjusterInfinite
Quick Release Yes, at cable stopAttachment Bolt TypeRecessed Allen Key
Cable Attachment Bolt9mm nutFront of Arm MarkingsAC 500 - G
Back of Arm Markings5583, 1083Reach CategoryShort reach
Min Reach47mmMax Reach57mm
General Information
Similar in physical design to Aero Compe model with more centrally positioned cable stop. Lesser quality and finish, though.
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Dia-Compe is a bike part manufacturer that specializes in bicycle brake components and other bike accessories. The founder started by making bicycle brakes in 1930. Since then, Dia-Compe has adapted a new technique, “Aluminum Cold Forge Technology,” and evolved into a leading manufacturer of bike parts and brake accessories. As this brand is known for producing high-quality bike components, there are a wide variety of products including drivetrain components, brake pads, steering components, brakes, bike brake levers and shifters for different types of bikes. Dia-Compe parts are also available in various sizes.

Dia-Compe offers a line of drivetrain components such as bearing retainers, alloy cable tips and cable ferrules. As for steering components, Dia-Compe produces top cap parts, crown races and headsets in different sizes. As for brakes and shifters, you will find a nice selection of cantilevers, calipers and small parts such as washers, nuts and adjusting barrels.

Cyclists often prefer Dia-Compe products because they are known to be sturdy, reliable and relatively affordable. While there are lots of bike part manufacturers out there, Dia-Compe is one of the most trusted brands. Their parts are also readily available and easily accessible.

President : Kozo Yoshigai
Headquarters : 7-25, Higashi-Ebata Cho, Kadoma City,
Osaka 571-0008, Japan
TEL : +81-72-884-8020   FAX : +81-72-885-8030
E-mail : info@diacompe.co.jp  URL : http://www.diacompe.co.jp

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