Re: [CR]FW: Campagnolo's stance on the stuff we love to abuse


Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2003 15:17:10 -0700 (PDT)
From: David Feldman <feldmanbike@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]FW: Campagnolo's stance on the stuff we love to abuse
To: nick <nickzz@mindspring.com>, CR List <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <000301c37c9b$316ce0e0$875e45cf@npjtraining.local>


FWIW, it isn't hard to helicoil repair the cable anchor threads on any NR/SR front or rear derailleur.
David Feldman
Vancouver, WA


--- nick wrote:


> > Read from the bottom up for proper time sequence.

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > I thought I would pass along this response from

\r?\n> Campagnolo. Please

\r?\n> send

\r?\n> all

\r?\n> > of these feeble old components to me for safe

\r?\n> disposal. Sounds like

\r?\n> legal

\r?\n> > counsel and marketing are calling the shots.

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > Nick Zatezalo

\r?\n> > Atlanta,Ga

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> BTW: Does anyone have the parts that Cornelius is

\r?\n> looking for?

\r?\n>

\r?\n>

\r?\n>

\r?\n>

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > ----- Original Message -----

\r?\n> > From: "Campagnolo Technical and Product

\r?\n> Information"

\r?\n> > <tech-info@campagnolo.com>

\r?\n> > To: <corn@pacific.net.sg>

\r?\n> > Sent: Monday, September 15, 2003 6:43 PM

\r?\n> > Subject: spare part 7117033- Loh

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > > Dear mr. Loh,

\r?\n> > > thanks for contacting

\r?\n> us.

\r?\n> > > We are extremely sorry to inform you that the

\r?\n> spare parts for Super

\r?\n> Record

\r?\n> > rear derailleur are no longer at our stock.

\r?\n> > > As attempt, we would suggest to make a search in

\r?\n> internet for these

\r?\n> > spares.

\r?\n> > > Considering we are talking of components at

\r?\n> least 15-17 years

\r?\n> old,for

\r?\n> your

\r?\n> > safety, you should have the entire bicycle

\r?\n> carefully inspected by

\r?\n> qualified

\r?\n> > mechanic before riding it again.

\r?\n> > > The lifespan of Campagnolo components, like any

\r?\n> other product,

\r?\n> depends

\r?\n> on

\r?\n> > many factors, such as rider size, type of bicycle,

\r?\n> riding style and

\r?\n> riding

\r?\n> > conditions.Impacts, falls, improper use or harsh

\r?\n> use in general may

\r?\n> > compromise the structural integrity of the

\r?\n> components and

\r?\n> significantly

\r?\n> > reduce their lifespan. Please have your bicycle

\r?\n> regularly inspected by

\r?\n> a

\r?\n> > qualified mechanic for any cracks, deformation, or

\r?\n> other signs of

\r?\n> fatigue.

\r?\n> > If the inspection reveals any deformation, cracks,

\r?\n> impact marks or

\r?\n> stress

\r?\n> > marks, no matter how slight, immediately replace

\r?\n> the component.

\r?\n> > >

\r?\n> > > Best regards.

\r?\n> > > Simonetta Zanuso

\r?\n> > > Product & Technical Information

\r?\n> > > Campagnolo S.r.l.

\r?\n> > > ------------------------------------------------

\r?\n> > >

\r?\n> > > At 10.01 15/09/03 +0000, you wrote:

\r?\n> > > >Nome: Cornelius

\r?\n> > > >Cognome: Loh

\r?\n> > > >Stato: Singapore

\r?\n> > > >Prov: --

\r?\n> > > >Email: corn@pacific.net.sg

\r?\n> > > >Possiede un telaio: Colnago Super 1988

\r?\n> > > >Possiede un gruppo: Campagnolo Super Record

\r?\n> > > >Possiede delle ruote: --

\r?\n> > > >Possiede un ciclocomputer: --

\r?\n> > > >Testo: Dear sir/madam

\r?\n> > > >

\r?\n> > > >I need your assistance to locate a vintage

\r?\n> Super Record Rear

\r?\n> Derailleur

\r?\n> > (Gear) part :

\r?\n> > > >

\r?\n> > > >(Part 7117033 Front Arm)

\r?\n> > > >(Part 808/A Spindle)

\r?\n> > > >

\r?\n> > > >Mine broke when I over-tightened the cable

\r?\n> locking screw. I will

\r?\n> pay

\r?\n> for

\r?\n> > the part if you still have it in stock (old

\r?\n> stock).

\r?\n> > > >

\r?\n> > > >I look forward to your reply and your kind

\r?\n> assistance.

\r?\n> > > >

\r?\n> > > >With best regards

\r?\n> > > >Cornelius Loh