Re: [CR]Nuovo Record Chainwheels


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From: "jerrymoos" <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Nuovo Record Chainwheels
Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2003 07:36:24 -0500


There are a lot of good used Campy rings around. Perhaps their chainrings were much harder than others, as were the crankarms. The hardness of the crankarms made them a bit more brittle and led to the famous cracking problems, but harder chainrings would wear out much slower than softer ones.

Regards,

Jerry Moos
Houston, TX


----- Original Message -----
From: Chuck Schmidt
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2003 1:46 AM
Subject: Re: [CR]Nuovo Record Chainwheels



> Donald Gillies wrote:
> >
> > So the day is approaching very quickly when Nuovo record chainwheels
> > in standard sizes (42-43) (50-54) will be unobtainable in anything
> > other than worn out or destroyed condition.
> >
> > What is your favorite "substitute" for this chainwheel ?? Sugino ??
> > a brand-new TA super-record lookalike ?? Gipiemme or Zeus ?? Will a
> > gran sport (late 70's) chainwheel work ?? Please chime in.
>
> I have gotta say in all honesty that all the used Campagnolo equipped
> bikes that I have had and all the crank sets I have bought at swap meets
> in Southern California, I have never had one with a worn out chainring.
> Do people actually wear out their Campagnolo 42, 52, and 53
> chainrings??? I've never seen a shortage of used chainrings in good to
> excellent condition. Can the situation be that different 125 miles
> south of me?
>
> I'd say my favorite substitute for Campagnolo chainrings would be
> Campagnolo chainrings. Do more than a handful of people actually ride
> their bikes enough to wear out their chainrings?

>

> Chuck Schmidt

> South Pasadena, CA

>

> .