RE: [CR]Campy Repro Hoods Results

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From: "Dave Patrick" <>
To: "'Steve Neago'" <>, "'Jim Cole'" <>, <>
Subject: RE: [CR]Campy Repro Hoods Results
Date: Sat, 6 Apr 2002 13:01:44 -0500
In-Reply-To: <03fc01c1dd7c$075fb300$>

Wow, Steve. Your blood pressure is getting up there a bit. What this person is doing by creating these repro hoods is, by definition, a forgery. You've assigned the negative connotations yourself, which perhaps says something right there. And come on, the person who is reproducing these hoods, whether you agree with it or not (which I'm not taking a stance on either way), is infringing on the Campagnolo trade mark and Campagnolo trade name and does not have the right to do so. Perhaps, in the future, you should take a deep breath and relax before you accuse someone of being anal, as I think this is really not necessary and not quite in the spirit of the CR site. But hey, maybe your behavior is just due to the extreme changes in climate you've recently encountered and your neurological functions aren't quite up to par.

Dave Patrick

-----Original Message----- From: []On Behalf Of Steve Neago Sent: Saturday, April 06, 2002 10:02 AM To:; 'Jim Cole'; Subject: Re: [CR]Campy Repro Hoods Results

A "forgery" (your negative conotation) depends on the view of the beholder and depends on why the reproduction was made in the first place.

An ultra-purist with a strictly show bike would claim these are a forgery yet a person with a "rider" bike would shout with glee at obtaining viable replacement part. Criticizing repro parts as "forgeries" is getting anal.

It all depends on the buyer's perspective. For a rare and practically unobtainable rubber part to be made available at a reasonable price is OK by me... no need to stamp repro parts when it fits my bike!

Regards, Steve Neago "Just back from 85 degree Florida vacation to 2 inches of snow in Cincinnati OH"

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Patrick"
To: "'Jim Cole'" ;
Sent: Wednesday, April 03, 2002 5:01 PM
Subject: RE: [CR]Campy Repro Hoods Results

> Well, I'd better add to this: I don't think duplicating Campy hoods is too
> difficult to achieve by most "handy" CR members. Part of my background
> involves lining up protyping of various designs etc., and I think that the
> necessary products for molds and castings are obtainable if one wanted to
> "duplicate" this individual's results. I have a strong suspicion that we'll
> be seeing quite a few "bootleg" Campy hoods in the very near future, which
> will then result in emails on this site over how to detect "the real thing"
> from the "forgeries". Are we having fun yet?
> Dave Patrick
> Chelsea, Michigan
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Jim Cole
> Sent: Wednesday, April 03, 2002 4:53 PM
> To:
> Subject: [CR]Campy Repro Hoods Results
> Looks like the auction has ended for those reproduction Campy world logo
> hoods. The final price was $43.00. Guess that's about 1/2 or what the
> original article brings on ebay these days. Sure hope more become
> available.


> Jim Cole

> Memphis, TN