Re: [Classicrendezvous] 3-pin Campagnolo?

(Example: Bike Shops)

Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2000 08:57:27 -0400
From: Jerry Moos <>
To: Olof Stroh <>
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] 3-pin Campagnolo?
References: <008701c03ca4$d9e15420$860b69d4@oemcomputer>

The only Campy cotterless 3-arm crank I know of is a 3-pin version of the Grand Sport found on the Raleigh Competition GS in the late 70's or early 80's, but perhaps Chuck Schmidt, he of the Campy timeline, knows of another.


Jerry Moos

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