[CR]victory haters - I'll buy 'em

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In-Reply-To: <MONKEYFOODFVjCRGryW00000695@monkeyfood.nt.phred.org>
From: "Ben Kamenjas" <bici_pimp@mac.com>
Date: Sat, 11 Dec 2004 09:53:19 +1100
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR]victory haters - I'll buy 'em

On 11/12/2004, at 8:55 AM, classicrendezvous-request@bikelist.org wrote:
> Jan wrote:
> "Speaking of rare, does anybody want a VG condition set of Campy
> Victory cranks? When did you last see one of those, compared to NR?
> Does that mean it's worth more? Add that it is a really smart design,
> with a smaller BCD that allows rings down to 36, long before today's
> compact cranks became popular, that it even can be set up as a
> triple, that it is quite lightweight, and it should be a desirable
> classic!"
> ********
> And Jan's comment above is a practical example of one
> without the other...if, for the sake of argument, the
> Victory cranks are not as common as NR cranks (although
> Campagnolo must have made a pile of Victory cranks
> for all those price-point bikes), then they should be
> more desirable. There's just one problem: They're really
> ugly. One of the ugliest cranks I ever saw in my life. And
> I suspect I'm not alone, since it seems almost impossible to
> GIVE these cranks away.
> Charles "tasteful sometimes, tasteless other times" Andrews
> SoCal


I'll pay for your your dislike

170mm 42/52 rings in v.good cond. $25 & i'll pay shipping.


Ben Kamenjas
Sydney, Australia