Re: [CR]Re: Replacing Campagnolo SR/NR gum hoods

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Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2001 19:43:02 -0500
To: "Bruce & Marie Van Remortel" <>, <>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Replacing Campagnolo SR/NR gum hoods

Not sure who's correct, but common sense has told me not to use alcohol, so I have used liquid dishsoap and then when done rinsed the unit with water and dried carefully. Works well. -Dan Borden in Newfane VT, where the roads were clear enough for a decent ride today.

At 7:45 PM +1000 12/23/01, Bruce & Marie Van Remortel wrote:
> OK, stalemate. Who's right, Herb or Chuck? Does rubbing alcohol hurt the
>rubber hoods; can anyone else back up Chuck's idea?
>Weigh in so that us "regular folk" can put on the hoods without screwin' 'em
>up. I'm sure there are other great ideas out there...
>I just pull them on (ignorance is bliss), but didn't realize there was a
>technique to it... I'm sure I've gotten close to tearing one without even
>knowing it!
>Come on list members, spend a minute and tell us what works!
>Bruce Van Remortel
>Guy who stockpiled 100 pairs of "Old Logo" hoods from BC!
>Northwest Field, Guam USA
>Just dodged a 200+mph Typhoon that went up over Siapan, whew!
>****** P.S. I don't really have 100 pair... I do have 5, figuring that will
>allow a pair every 10 years and get me to the grave. ******