Re: [CR]Quasi Campy Hoods???

(Example: Humor)

Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2002 15:58:04 -0700
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Quasi Campy Hoods???
References: <Springmail.0994.1024613040.0.35075700@webmail.atl.earthlink.net>


Nick Zatezalo wrote:
>
> Why do we spend soooo much time trying to authenticate/verify the provenance
> of our
> bicycle equipment & then settle for repro brake hoods???The interest in repro
> hoods doesn't
> ring true to the cause.I understand these &
> other items do & will wear out.Why not take the
> originals off your bikes & use the already available alternatives in the
> marketplace as
> riders.
>
> You won't see me spending a dime for a WANNA BE !!!
>
> Is it REAL or is it Memorex???

Whether you take them off the bike and store them or use them on your bike as God and Tullio intended, a latex hood will rot all by itself inspite of your best efforts at preservation.

Use 'em if you got 'em is my advice.

Chuck Schmidt
SoPas, SoCal