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


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From: "nick" <nickzz@mindspring.com>
To: "CR List" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2003 17:40:46 -0400
Subject: [CR]FW: Campagnolo's stance on the stuff we love to abuse

> Read from the bottom up for proper time sequence.
>
> I thought I would pass along this response from Campagnolo. Please send all
> of these feeble old components to me for safe disposal. Sounds like legal
> counsel and marketing are calling the shots.
>
> Nick Zatezalo
> Atlanta,Ga
> BTW: Does anyone have the parts that Cornelius is looking for?


>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Campagnolo Technical and Product Information"
> <tech-info@campagnolo.com>
> To: <corn@pacific.net.sg>
> Sent: Monday, September 15, 2003 6:43 PM
> Subject: spare part 7117033- Loh
>
>
> > Dear mr. Loh,
> > thanks for contacting us.
> > We are extremely sorry to inform you that the spare parts for Super Record
> rear derailleur are no longer at our stock.
> > As attempt, we would suggest to make a search in internet for these
> spares.
> > Considering we are talking of components at least 15-17 years old,for your
> safety, you should have the entire bicycle carefully inspected by qualified
> mechanic before riding it again.
> > The lifespan of Campagnolo components, like any other product, depends on
> many factors, such as rider size, type of bicycle, riding style and riding
> conditions.Impacts, falls, improper use or harsh use in general may
> compromise the structural integrity of the components and significantly
> reduce their lifespan. Please have your bicycle regularly inspected by a
> qualified mechanic for any cracks, deformation, or other signs of fatigue.
> If the inspection reveals any deformation, cracks, impact marks or stress
> marks, no matter how slight, immediately replace the component.
> >
> > Best regards.
> > Simonetta Zanuso
> > Product & Technical Information
> > Campagnolo S.r.l.
> > ------------------------------------------------
> >
> > At 10.01 15/09/03 +0000, you wrote:
> > >Nome: Cornelius
> > >Cognome: Loh
> > >Stato: Singapore
> > >Prov: --
> > >Email: corn@pacific.net.sg
> > >Possiede un telaio: Colnago Super 1988
> > >Possiede un gruppo: Campagnolo Super Record
> > >Possiede delle ruote: --
> > >Possiede un ciclocomputer: --
> > >Testo: Dear sir/madam
> > >
> > >I need your assistance to locate a vintage Super Record Rear Derailleur
> (Gear) part :
> > >
> > >(Part 7117033 Front Arm)
> > >(Part 808/A Spindle)
> > >
> > >Mine broke when I over-tightened the cable locking screw. I will pay for
> the part if you still have it in stock (old stock).
> > >
> > >I look forward to your reply and your kind assistance.
> > >
> > >With best regards
> > >Cornelius Loh