Re: [CR]Zeus chainrings --- 118 or 120 BCD


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Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2004 16:03:21 -0600
From: John Thompson <JohnThompson@new.rr.com>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Zeus chainrings --- 118 or 120 BCD
References: <20041201204049.87296.qmail@web81002.mail.yahoo.com>
In-Reply-To: <20041201204049.87296.qmail@web81002.mail.yahoo.com>


Jerome & Elizabeth Moos wrote:
> One other piece of Zeus crank trivia - the extractor thread was 22mm
> like Campy, but Zeus used 16mm crank bolt heads like Stronglight.
> This means you need a really thin walled socket to remove the crank
> bolts. Lots of people replace Zeus crank bolts with Campy 15mm ones,
> but I take great pride in retaining the original 16mm bolts.

Sinner that I am, I replaced mine with Aluminum crank bolts from Arnold Industries:

http://www.os2.dhs.org/pictures/gallery/bikes/dsc02705
> Of course, I have a couple of thin walled Zeus crank bolt wrenches.

Park makes a thin-wall wrench that works in both Zeus and old Stronglight cranks that use 16mm bolts.

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-John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA