Re: [Classicrendezvous] re: Campy Pista BB 3/16" balls


Example: Racing:Wayne Stetina

Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2000 19:33:13 -0400
To: John <velostuf@uswest.net>, Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>, ray@dcn.davis.ca.us
From: Harvey M Sachs <sachs@erols.com>
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] re: Campy Pista BB 3/16" balls
In-Reply-To: <39F3625F.62DC4418@uswest.net>


I'm not sure what John means by "very early". I'm pretty sure that the 3/16" on road bbs didn't start till about '63, but don't know how long it lasted. Please help if I'm wrong on this.

harvey sachs

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>The very early Campy Record track and road BB's used 3/16" ball
>bearings, and the BB cups as well as the spindle was marked as such.
>They are pretty tough to find nowadays.
>
>I do have some Campy BSC pista spindles NOS for sale...
>
>John Barron
>Minneapolis
>http://www.velostuf.com
>
>From: Ray Stedronsky <ray@dcn.davis.ca.us>
>To: Classicrendezvous <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
>Subject: [Classicrendezvous] Campagnolo Pista BB question
>
>
>Good Evening,
>
>Sure is nice to have the list back up and running.....THANKS Dale !
>
>I'd like to appeal to the groups collective experience about a bottom
>bracket question.
>
>I was rummaging about in my friends parts bin today looking for a
>replacement Campagnolo Pista BB spindle to replace the one that's just
>about
>worn out on my Hetchins fixie. I came across one that read "con sphere
>da
>3/16". I know that it needs 3/16 balls but the question is (finally)
>will
>the corresponding cups also be marked with 3/16? If so, has anyone ever
>
>seen these for sale anywhere?
>
>I'll probably have better luck hunting down a "normal" 1/4 in. 68 - P -
>120
>spindle but I though it would be rather fun to have a BB that's a bit
>different.
>
>Thanks for the help,
>
>Ray Stedronsky
>Davis, California
>where I'm carrying my Nelson longflap to hold my clothes because it's
>40deg
>in the morning and 90 in the afternoon.....ah layering