[CR]Now:Teledyne ti axle Was:outing of ebay!

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Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2002 13:59:27 -0700
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
References: <20020612202207.56310.qmail@web10906.mail.yahoo.com>
Subject: [CR]Now:Teledyne ti axle Was:outing of ebay!

Tom Dalton wrote:
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> Richard, will you tell us about the crazy Teledyne/Campg BB? Is it hollow like the early SR's? Are there pressed on steel races? Does it predate the earliest SR? If not, why did they bother making them if the "real deal" was available? Cheaper? Different-er?

I'm don't play a Richard on TV and am not a Richard in real life :) but since Richie isn't responding, I'll try...

Teledyne ti axle is hollow with pressed on steel races and it does not predate Campagnolo's ti Super Record bottom bracket axle. Not cheaper or different. Teledyne bothered to make them because they were in the ti fabricating business and there was money to be made.

Chuck Schmidt
SoPas, SoCal