Re: [Classicrendezvous] 3-pin Campagnolo?

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Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2000 23:11:04 -0700
From: "Marc Boral" <>
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] 3-pin Campagnolo?
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Hi Olof,

Those are Campy Sport Cranks. They appear in the #17 Campy catalog, and are under the Gran Sport Group. The 150 arms are for juveniles, and are rare, but not a lot demand for them either. These were Campy's low end cranks, and not very desirable amongst most collectors.

Marc Boral

Olof Stroh wrote:
> Newbie to the list I will come back with a short - very short - introduction.
> Found this list when I posted to questions to the bob list and was directed
> hither. First one - made actual by the ongoing Campa crank thread - is:
> Rummaging a small Stockholm bikeshop couple of weeks ago I found
> some peculiar Campagnolo cranksets. They look in style like old
> Nouvo Record, fluted and milled, but with three pins to hold the
> chain-wheels instead of five and stamped with Campagnolo Strada
> on the backside. Two sets were just 150mms ( and hadnĀ“t my
> children bee too old they would have got something very cute )
> with double chain-wheels, 45x38 and 42x36: these had normal
> NR bolts. Two were 170mms for singles, one - that I bought
> cheap - with just a 36(!)chainwheel, one with an adapter for a double,
> those had non-countersunk bolts. Bcd - as I measured with a ruler -
> is 115mm except those on the adapter who are bigger, but still 3-pin.
> What is this? Someone knowledgeable, please explain.
> Dangerous thing, bike shops.
> Olof Stroh
> Uppsala Sweden