Re: [Classicrendezvous] 3-pin Campagnolo?

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Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2000 16:58:36 -0400
From: Jerry Moos <>
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] 3-pin Campagnolo?
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Campy brakes weren't introduced until 1968. In the early and mid 60's high end Italian bikes were typically equipped with Universal brakes, while top French bikes typically had Mafac.


Jerry Moos wrote:
> Hello,
> Can't say I know whole lot about them 3-pin cranks that you are referring
> to. A couple years back whiling visiting relatives in Chicago, I saw a
> campagnolo steel 3-pin crank on an early-sixties Gloria and a mid-sixties
> Atala. I presumed the rest of the parts were either campagnolo steel Record
> or Gran Sport with alloy high-flanged hubs. However no campagnolo brakes,
> just Universal center-pull and side-pulls. While that era is Way before my
> time, the bikes looked authentic. I can't recall the name of bike shop, but
> "think" it had a "jersey-cow" as part of its signage, seriously. Cheers,
> Dave Anderson
> In a message dated 10/24/00 10:10:32 AM PST, writes:
> > You are right, Ted. the photo referred to is of a 60's era Bianchi that is
> > replete with GS crank, Valentino shifters, NR front derailleur and GT
> rear,
> > Cinelli Bar/stem. A real basketcase if I've ever seen one. I have no idea
> > what it's doing in the Coppi Museum.
> >
> >
> > >From:
> > >To:
> > >Subject: Re: RE: [Classicrendezvous] 3-pin Campagnolo?
> > >Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2000 13:54:00 EDT
> > >
> > >I don't think Coppi rode a 3-pin Gran Sport crank. It was part of the
> Nuovo
> > >Gran Sport group from the 70s.
> > >
> > >TW, Berkeleyyyyyy
> > >