Fwd: [CR]Cottered Crank Safety (CORRECTED)


From: "Meyer Lenore" <lenoremeyer@hotmail.com>
To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Fwd: [CR]Cottered Crank Safety (CORRECTED)
Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2001 17:01:55 -0700



>
>There was a thread a short time ago on cranks breaking. I do a fair bit of
>riding on some vintage British cottered cranks and I'd like to know if
>there
>are any safety issues in using them.
>
>Are cottered cranks inherently weaker or stronger than non-cottered cranks?
>
>Does age play a role in their safety? Some I use are 50 years old.
>
>
>M