Re: [CR]Stronglight Triple Crankset

(Example: Framebuilders:Norman Taylor)

Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2005 18:59:00 -0500
From: "Peter Jon White" <>
To: "P. Lynn Miller" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Stronglight Triple Crankset
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P. Lynn Miller wrote:
> Good day to all,
> I am struggling with a Stronglight Model 99 Triple crankset on my
> "puller" to get a front derailleur that will work. As you know the Model
> 99 is a "low-Q" crankset with minimal clearance between the crank arm
> and chainring. So does anyone here have a good recommendation for a
> front derailleur. The ringset is 52-40-28.
> Thank you,

You'll need to find an old Huret or Simplex. All modern triple derailleurs have shaped outer plates and will either rub on the crank or on the chain.

Peter Jon White
Peter White Cycles
24 Hall Rd.
Hillsborough, NH 03244
603 478 0900 Phone
603 478 0902 Phax