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Old 11-12-09, 03:04 AM
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Originally Posted by mkeller234 View Post
You forgot to mention tipo hubs!
I mentioned Tipo hubs in another thread. I'll repeat that rant for the benefit of those who didn't see it before.

Tipo is the Italian word for type. Campagnolo had some sort of hub, and I don't know what it was called, and when they came out with a new model, they called it Nuovo Tipo, which merely means "new type." It's a boring, generic name, but it meant something.

And when Americans refer to this model by calling it Tipo hubs, they are saying "type hubs". Sounds like a word is missing. Because it is.
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