Re: [CR] Why are Weinmann hoods going for $70-$90? No Repros???

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Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 13:02:55 -0500
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To: Mark Greenberg <weegee333@yahoo.com>
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR] Why are Weinmann hoods going for $70-$90? No Repros???


Greetings Mark. I paid $40 US for Universal gum hoods and $19 for the gum hoodets. It's all about supply and demand. Have you priced the Campagnolo ones lately?

Keith Kessel Shreveport, La. USA

On Thu, May 28, 2009 9:39 am, Mark Greenberg wrote:
>
> Hello All,
> I feel like this is some kind of Dear Abby letter: My levers are in need
> of original hoods. They're Weinmanns, but no one reproduces them with the
> original logo. Now those original ones have been selling on Heave-bay for
> 70-90 bucks...Supply and Demand? Adam Smith? Can no one repro them for
> $25 with the logo intact?? Signed NOS obsessed (ride 'em even in the rain
> as well) and down-hearted,
>
> Mark Greenberg,
> Atlanta, GA