Shimano Dura-Ace (First Gen Black)
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Category:  Brakes
Name:  Shimano Dura-Ace (First Gen Black)
Brand:  Shimano
Primary Group:  Dura-Ace
Years:  Late 1970's
Country:  Japan
Weight:  400 grams
Added By: JFischer on 11/09/07
Updated By: MGTS on 01/18/16
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Design Category Single PivotCable Adjuster
Quick Release YesAttachment Bolt TypeExterior Nut
Cable Attachment BoltWrenchFront of Arm MarkingsDura-Ace Shimano
Back of Arm MarkingsReach CategoryStandard Reach
Min Reach47mmMax Reach57mm
General Information
These are the more rare black version of the First Generation Shimano Dura-Ace Single Pivot brakes.  The standard model's information: Model B-210 in 73-74.  Renamed the BA-100 in 75.  Will update information with the correct model number for the black brakes shortly.  Note, the brakes pictured have been modified to use recessed allen key mounting.  This was not the stock setup.
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Variations of Component exist (Component is 1 of 2)BrandGroup
Shimano B-210 / BA-100 Dura-Ace (First Generation)ShimanoDura-Ace
Component Groups
Primary Group NameBrandQuick InfoBrowse Group Components
Dura-Ace, First GenerationShimano1973 - 1976, Road RaceView 35 Components
Details:   The introduction of Dura-Ace in the mid 1970's, along with the indroduction of the Shimano 600 group were Shimano's first attempts at a professional quality road racing component group.  The first Generation Dura-Ace was updated and renamed the 7100 series by around 1977/78.
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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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