Sunday, January 31, 2010

Replacement Cobalto Jewels and a Uruguayan Bike

Owners of the short-lived Cobalto brakeset know that it's not uncommon for the shiny cobalt-blue jewel that sits on the caliper pivot to fall out. Reader Ed Napoliello had the same problem, which led him on a successful search for replacement jewels. He has a stock of them, and is offering them to fellow Campy Only fans. Email him if you need a new jewel: ed [at] bigskyshade [dot] com

Ed also sent along photos of an unusual bike--his 1986 Sixto Garcia, custom made in Montevideo, Uruguay. He writes,

"It is made of ORIA (Francisco Moser) tubing with Cinelli investment cast lugs and bottom bracket. It has a full 1986 Campagnolo C-Record gruppo with Mavic GP-4 rims and Mavic sealed bearing hubs (1st generation, I think). I raced this bike as a Junior and it is a veteran of the Junior Tour of Uruguay."

1 comment:

  1. what are the chances that Mr Napoliello still has any of these?