Re: [CR]Jacques Anquetil riding a triple (TA cranks?)- photograph

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Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2004 23:49:22 -0800
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Jacques Anquetil riding a triple (TA cranks?)- photograph
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"joel metz" wrote:
> (cut)
> b) the contrasting spindle cap/dustcap, which matches with the
> plastic cap that would be found on ref:1500 cranks - the plastic
> would reflect light differently, and thus perhaps show up as a duller
> spot, rather than a lighter spot, which reflective chrome would do.
> also bigger than a cottered cranks spindle would be.

Joel, this plastic cap is what I see in the photo too. Brett sent me a larger scan version of the photo and it sure looks like there is that weird plastic dust cap in evidence (those French sure loved their plastique back then didn't they).

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California