RE: [CR]cottered alloy cranks

(Example: Framebuilders:Doug Fattic)

From: "Mark Bulgier" <>
To: "''" <>,
Subject: RE: [CR]cottered alloy cranks
Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2002 13:41:31 -0800

Seth Finkelstein wrote:
> Regarding cottered aluminum cranks from the early years; I
> have an Ohrt of San Francisco French sport bike with a three
> speed Simplex TdF drivetrain where the single chainwheel is
> on a five screw aluminum cottered crank called "Legedur".
> Legedur can be taken to be a French contraction of leger
> and cegedur.

Any connection between Legedur and Stronglight? (Dur = strong, L├ęger light) Or just a coincidence, or a case of "Larceny is the sincerest form of flattery"? ;)

Mark Bulgier
Seattle, Wa