Re: [CR]Campagnolo NR chainring info required

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Date: Fri, 26 May 2006 21:21:42 -0700 (PDT)
From: "Ted E. Baer" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Campagnolo NR chainring info required
To: Chuck Schmidt <>, Classic Rendezvous <>
In-Reply-To: <>

I have seen much of the same in Northern California on bicycles stored or in use near the ocean. And I was always told the salt and other elements in the air play a huge role in the corrosion of Campagnolo cranks, chainrings, hubs, pedal bodies and NR rear derailleurs, etc.

Ted E. Baer
Palo Alto, CA

--- Chuck Schmidt wrote:


\r?\n> On May 26, 2006, at 3:29 PM, Wayne Davidson wrote:


\r?\n> > Hi all & Robert, yes I got the pix & have replied.

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > Re the CR, I've never ever seen this type of

\r?\n> corrosion before lift

\r?\n> > anodizing, never heard of it either. It does look

\r?\n> quite factory,

\r?\n> > came with

\r?\n> > a bicycle I bought whoms NR set was 1973, so date

\r?\n> wise looks fine,

\r?\n> > but sure

\r?\n> > is crazy seeing anodizing lift like this, will

\r?\n> have to see if I can

\r?\n> > scan

\r?\n> > somehow, don't think my camera would be up to the

\r?\n> task. Its not clear

\r?\n> > coating either, has a real silver finish to

\r?\n> it.....regards wayne

\r?\n> > davidson

\r?\n> > Invers NZ........



\r?\n> I have seen two different Campagnolo cranks that had

\r?\n> spent their

\r?\n> entire lives exposed to the salt air blocks from the

\r?\n> Pacific Ocean

\r?\n> and had multiple splits length wise of three inches

\r?\n> or more like a

\r?\n> weathered piece of wood. The thick aluminum

\r?\n> splinters actually

\r?\n> curled like carving a stick with a whittling knife!

\r?\n> The splits

\r?\n> followed the grain direction of the crank forging.


\r?\n> Chuck Schmidt

\r?\n> South Pasadena, Southern California


\r?\n> .