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Old 09-16-18, 08:36 AM
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Campagnolo Bora Ultra two replicas




Hi ,
I've seen an offer for selling Campagnolo Bora Ultra on a FB group , Price looks pretty low , which makes me suspect they are fake ..
Additionally the hubs don't look like campagnolo hubs , Also spoke pattern "In one of the pics" looks different ..
I'm attaching the pics for your reference / Advises

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Hubs look wrong, and they have external spoke nipples. Spoking and decals also looks somewhat off.
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Looks like arabic or south asian writing on the box tape.

Googling some images of Bora wheels, they all have 'tilted' or slanted lettering, not the squared off lettering on the
pictured wheels. Visible spoke nipples however can be seen on some.

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Guaranteed 100% fake.
Decals all wrong, no braking surface treatment (should be Diamant or AC3 and these are neither), spoking pattern incorrect (Mega G3 drive side spokes run parallel, they don't "spread" away from the DS hub flange) and they look like Novatech hubs.

All Campag wheels are serial numbered on a small white decal usually adjacent to the valve and are packed with a Certilogo notice and the correct, red, brake blocks and Campagnolo QRs, with wheel bags.

If you buy a Campagnolo wheel, or an ostensibly Campagnolo wheel and you have suspicions, or the wheel is from Campagnolo but missing any of the above noted enclosures in the box, please contact the lead Service Centre in your market - in the USA, Campagnolo North America, in the UK, Velotech Cycling Ltd (i.e., us ...)

Full contact details at www.campagnolo.com>Support>Service Center
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Please use the correct terms, If they are fake, they are COUNTERFEITS, not "replicas."

They are designed to take advantage of both the gullible, the wannabes, and the sumptin' for near nuthin' folks.

If it sounds too good to be true it probably is.
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You'll want to check the spoking, which I cannot quite make out from the pics. The rear wheel obviously takes 21 spokes, with unavoidably high tension on each. Standard j-bend spokes are not made to handle this service, hence the custom straight-pull spokes spec'd by Campagnolo on the real Boras.

Second: are these carbon clinchers? If so, bad idea in terms of heat dissipation on long descents. Carbon tubulars transfer heat away better, but at some risk of melting the glue that holds the tire on.

​​​​​​​in any case, rider beware.
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Thanks all for the really useful and detailed info. , appreciate it .
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