I believe that the slotted hole "tipo" hubs may have been for OEM sales... My '71 Motobécane Le Champions came with those.
On Aug 13, 2004, at 6:21 PM, David Bilenkey wrote:
> A further note concerning my question. The hubs I'm referring to are
> the ones Nick mentions below (I happen to only have a front laced into
> wheel). I looked through all the Campy catalogues and they are always
> referred to as Nuovo Tipo, from their first appearance in the 1967
> to the 1984 catalogue, and always shown with the round holes right
> from 1967
> As of the 1973 catalogue when Campy starts assembling a Gran Sport
> these hubs are included as a component in the group, but are still
> called Nuovo Tipo. As a set they are numbered 1253, as individual hubs
> are numbered 1266 for the front and 1267 for the rear. But again all
> of the
> images are always the round holed flanges.
> I suspect that these are not early (otherwise all the illustrations
> from the
> beginning would have likely had these racetrack holes like the Record
> nor are they late (given that they have 1970 locknuts). I'd like to
> know if
> perhaps they were somehow done as an experiment, for a customer, or as
> I wonder how many there are?
> David Bilenkey
> Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: nick zatezalo [mailto:email@example.com]
>> Sent: August 13, 2004 6:03 PM
>> To: David Bilenkey
>> Subject: RE: [CR]Slotted/oval/racetrack holes on HF Tipo hubs
>> Are these the hubs you are referring to in this post? I called them
>> Sport but
>> was not real sure if that's what they were. I did not check the lock
>> for dates.
> Nick Zatezalo
>> [Original Message]
>> From: David Bilenkey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> To: Classicrendezvous <email@example.com>
>> Date: 8/13/2004 4:14:41 PM
>> Subject: [CR]Slotted/oval/racetrack holes on HF Tipo hubs
>> Having come into one of these hubs I did a search in the archives but
>> couldn't see anything conclusive. Was the consensus that these hubs
>> just early Tipo? This particular one is dated 1970. Perhaps the
>> switch to
>> round holes was a cost saving measure and helped to visually
>> the Record and Tipo hubs.
>> Thoughts? Conclusions that I missed? Anything?
>> David Bilenkey
>> Ottawa, Ontario, Canada