RE: [CR]MAVIC / OMAS / SR cranks

(Example: Framebuilders)

From: "Mark Bulgier" <>
Subject: RE: [CR]MAVIC / OMAS / SR cranks
Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2003 00:53:25 -0800

Chuck Schmidt wrote:
> I have a Mavic, SR and OMAS
> crank and the flutes in the arms and spider are formed during the
> forging stage and are not milled in later, hence the identical look to
> the three. Same thing with the bevel on the crank arms.

Ah! I don't have any of those at hand, just was looking at the photos and my bad memory, assuming those grooves were machined. If they're forged in, then it does sound likely that each company did their own machining. Thanks for the edifying clarification (correction)!

Mark Bulgier
Seattle, Wa