Shimano BR-S105, 105 Golden Arrow
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Category:  Brakes
Name:  Shimano BR-S105, 105 Golden Arrow
Brand:  Shimano
Primary Group:  105 Golden Arrow
Model:  BR-S105
Years:  1983 - 1986
Country:  Japan
Weight:  316 grams
Added By: JFischer on 08/17/07
Updated By: andris.82 on 05/25/12
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Design Category Single PivotCable Adjuster
Quick Release YesAttachment Bolt TypeExterior or Recessed
Cable Attachment BoltWrenchFront of Arm MarkingsGolden Arrow Shimano
Back of Arm MarkingsBR-S105 Shimano JapanReach CategoryStandard Reach
Min Reach43mmMax Reach57mm
General Information
One of two versions of the Shimano 105 Golden Arrow brake that I've seen.  This appears to be an earlier version, seen in a 1983 Brochure at the debut of the105 group.  Later litature about the group (as early as Oct. 83) show the BR-Z575 / BR-Z645 Golden Arrow brake set.  Front: 159g, Rear: 157g.
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Resources:Reference & ChartsCatalogs
Component Groups
Primary Group NameBrandQuick InfoBrowse Group Components
105 Golden ArrowShimano1983 - 1986, Road RaceView 14 Components
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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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