Re: Steel cotterless cranks - was: [CR]Campag 3-arm cranks

(Example: Racing:Wayne Stetina)

From: "dddd" <dddd@pacbell.net>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <421B79B7.5050906@uoregon.edu>
Subject: Re: Steel cotterless cranks - was: [CR]Campag 3-arm cranks
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2005 12:46:37 -0800
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Jack wrote:
>>Did any others make steel cotterless cranks? Are there any particular
>>advantages or disadvantages for using steel instead of aluminum?

Nervar made a 5-arm steel cotterless crank, with alloy rings, as fitted to some Raleigh Super Course models. I had one of those. Shimano and others have made more recent cheap, cotterless cranks as well. Some (GS200?) are bulked up with plastic to make 'em look like normal alloy arms!

David Snyder