Re: [CR]Cinelli Speciale Corsa and Super Corsa: the hubs.

Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 13:23:13 -0700
From: Chuck Schmidt <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Cinelli Speciale Corsa and Super Corsa: the hubs.
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harvey sachs wrote:
> As a reasonably new owner of another early 70s SC, one thing that has struck me from seeing pictures of others is that they seem to have been commonly fitted with Campy Tipo HF hubs, not Records. Often with 4x spoking. (Mine came with Tipos, for example, as does the Dreambike example). Probably not the worst place to save $$.., but somehow I always have felt that the cones and cups of the Tipos weren't up to the spec of the record versions.
> Eh?

The Nuovo Tipo hubs with their stamped sheet metal cups (races) are just not up to the quality of the rest of the components on these bikes. Tipos make great training wheels, but to me look out of place on a bike the quality of a Cinelli.

Chuck Schmidt LA, CA