Cool. I can't recall hearing stories of aftermarket Al or original Campy Al RD bolts being in the least problematic so they are probably just fine as everyday users. I rode an Arnold Industries tuned Nuovo for quite awhile and never gave it a second thought.
Kurt Sperry Bellingham WA USA
On 5/21/07, Steve Kurt <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> hi gang,
> The talk about drillium being the theme for the Cirque reminded me that
> I have a spare set of alloy bolts for sale. These are a set of aluminum
> pivot bolts for the standard Campagnolo Nuovo Record rear derailleur.
> They were built by a machinist buddy who was also a bike freak. Now
> there's a dangerous combination! :-)
> I've fit one set into a derailleur just for show-and-tell, but don't
> have the nerve to actually ride it. I'm too fond of reliable hardware.
> But if someone had a bike that they were giving the full drillium
> treatment, then these would be a fine addition! Lighter than titanium!
> I've got some pics if anyone is curious:
> Anyway, if you think that this would be the perfect item for your wall
> hanger bike (or rarely ridden bike), then send me $25 and it's yours.
> They ought to be enjoyed by someone instead of getting dusty in a parts
> Steve Kurt
> Peoria, IL, USA