Re: [CR]WTB: Early non aero Shimano Cranks

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From: "Thomas R. Adams, Jr." <>
Subject: Re: [CR]WTB: Early non aero Shimano Cranks
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 11:22:01 +0000

Thanks Dave, but I'll pass. Having an almost complete group lying around is too dangerous. The urge to get another crankset and then another frame to hang them on would soon overtake me. I must be strong.

Any other CR lister looking for Arabesque, feel free to go for it.

Tom (one day at a time) Adams, Shrewsbury NJ

>From: "David G. White"

>To: "Thomas R. Adams, Jr."

>Subject: Re: [CR]WTB: Early non aero Shimano Cranks
>Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2003 22:28:02 -0500
>Hi Tom,
>I've got a complete Shimano 600 Arabesque group -- good to excellent
>condition -- I'd sell for $80 plus shipping. It includes a 170mm
>crankset with 52/40 chainrings.
>The complete set has:
>Crankset 170mm with 52/40 chainrings
>rear derailleur
>front derailleur
>brake levers ("drilled" style -- no hoods)
>brake calipers (some rust that could be cleaned and one non-original
>cable clamp nut)
>downtube shift levers
>Best Regards,
>David G. White
>Burlington, VT
>Thomas R. Adams, Jr. wrote:
>>As I work on the parts for the MKM (Thanks, Tom H!), I've changed
>>directions on cranks and now want to use a 1st generation Shimano
>>unit on this bike. Having just sold a nice Dura Ace set at
>>Trexlertown, I'm kicking myself, but that's not making a crank set
>>Does anyone have a clean usable (but not necessarily pristine or
>>NOS) 1st Generation Dura Ace or 600 Arabesque crankset to sell?
>>Original rings a plus, and 172.5 or 175 mm arms would be
>>magnificent, but no rings and 170mm are good too. Reasonable price
>>and functionality are more important than flawless finish. Thanks
>>for looking.
>>Tom Adams, Shrewsbury NJ