Weinmann AG 951
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Category:  Brakes
Name:  Weinmann AG 951
Brand:  Weinmann AG
Model:  951
Years:  1962 - 1980's
Country:  Switzerland
Added By: Catnap on 11/05/20
Updated By: Catnap on 11/05/20
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Design Category Enclosed Center PullCable AdjusterYes
Quick Release NoAttachment Bolt TypeExterior Nut
Cable Attachment Bolt6 mm Allen keyFront of Arm MarkingsWEINMANN 951
Back of Arm MarkingsReach CategoryLong Reach
Min ReachMax Reach95
General Information
Extra-long reach version of the Weinmann 801 center-pull brake set for touring bicycles.  Minimum reach of 75mm and a maximum of 95mm (per Weinmann instruction manual).
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Founded in 1933 in the swiss Schaffhausen by Otto Weinmann, very close the border to Germany, over the years Weinmann became a very well reputated and one of the world leading lightweight bicyle parts builder, focused on brakes and later rims (in the 1960s the Weinmann colle rims became very famous). In the 1960s Weinmann delivered DiaCompe with brake parts and in the 1970's and 1980's this cooperation lasted in the production of Weinmann's top modell Carrera. At the date of the 40th company anniversary they had more than 700 employees and two affiliated companies in Singen, Germany (Weinmann & Co. KG) and Schoten, Belgium. After the swiss location has been closed in 1991 business activities were administrated from the German subsidiary in Singen.
Sources: -Advisory information by Marlise Wunderli from Schaffhausen's town archive.
                -Advertising in the issues from 1952 of the german magazine "Radsport"
                -50 Jahre Weinmann - Die Vollbremser. Tour, 1983 , issue 12
 
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