Re: [CR]Re: Are these Colnago spokes?


Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2007 21:10:57 -0700
From: "Tam Pham" <terminaut@gmail.com>
To: "Raymond Dobbins" <raydobbins2003@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Are these Colnago spokes?
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Good to know! I Googled and found a reference to Berg Union motorcycle spokes that had the same logo:

http://w6rec.com/duane/bmw/spoke/index.htm

Now, does anybody know who made spokes with hearts on them? How about moons?

Tam Pham Huntington Beach, CA - USA

On 7/30/07, Raymond Dobbins <raydobbins2003@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> Based on a some off-list emails I just received from well-informed
> listers, it appears that the 4-leaf-clover is indeed the stamping of the the
> Union-Berg (or Berg-Union?) spokes. So, they are not Colnago spokes.
>
> Wow, so there is something that Ernesto didn't put his symbol on!
>
> A couple of other people with experience wrote to add that these spokes
> are chromed and prone to breakage.
>
> Thanks to all who responded.
>
> Ray Dobbins
> Miami, FL USA
>
> Raymond Dobbins <raydobbins2003@yahoo.com> wrote:
> A few days ago a Colnago Junior was outed to the list (eBay item #
> 270149110442). I noticed that the spokes had what looks like the Colnago
> Ace of Clubs (Asso di Fiori), stamped on the spoke heads:
>
> http://www.raydobbins.com/misc/Colnago_Spokes/
>
> I've never seen spokes like these before and I'm wondering if they are in
> fact Colnago branded spokes, or if the stamp is a 4 leaf clover (it's hard
> to tell), representing some other brand. Does anyone know?
>
> Ray Dobbins
> Miami FL USA