Re: [CR]Cinelli stem--alloy vs. chrome


Example: Framebuilders:Brian Baylis

Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2006 20:47:51 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR]Cinelli stem--alloy vs. chrome
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Kurt Sperry wrote:
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> Magnets are wonderful things. AFAIK, "alloy" which within the bike world
> seems for some reason synonymous with Al alloy, cannot be properly chrome
> plated. At least I can't think of an example where it has been.

Here's a mostly chrome plated ICS Campagnolo group and Cinelli stem: http://bulgier.net/pics/bike/Catalogs/ICS_parts/03.jpg

and here's a mostly gold plated ICS Campagnolo group and Cinelli stem: http://bulgier.net/pics/bike/Catalogs/ICS_parts/02.jpg

It's possible to chrome plate aluminum, plastic and most anything as a matter of fact.

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California

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