I have also heard that first-generation Mavic SSC crankarms were machined out of the same raw forgings as NR/SR arms--this from a Mavic employee. Can anybody confirm this? Also, according to some, Silva makes all the cutting parts for Campy and Cobra tool sets, the price difference being in the handles and in the name on the wooden box, maybe.
>From: Stephen Spielman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: p6man <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] And OMAS?? WAS Any GALLI experts/afficiandos on CR list?
>Date: Sat, Nov 11, 2000, 6:18 AM
>OMAS is another company- like GPM- that made their entry into the bike business as
>a subcontactor of parts for Campagnolo. I do not recall specifically which parts it
>was that they made, but it was certain "bearing" parts such as headsets, hubs,
>and/or bottom brackets. Of course it should be noted once again that Campagnolo
>always vehemently denied that ANYTHING was made out of house, and the notion still
>seems to annoy some blind worshipers today.
>Steve Spielman, Huge Campagnolo fan, but not blind devotee
>> AND besides the GALLI, are there any OMAS experts out there??
>> OMAS is another very interesting manufacturer....
>> Duane Kennard <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> on 11/10/00 20:14, Bikerdaver@aol.com at Bikerdaver@aol.com wrote:
>> > Hey Gang,
>> > Thought I should at least make another attempt to see if there are any
>> > old GALLI experts/afficiandos amoungst us here on CR list? Are these
>> > components too modern to be considered "classic"? I thought the last
>> > discussion of GPM parts was extremely poignant, and was hoping that a similar
>> > discussion/education could be addressed. Cheers,
>> > David Anderson