Re: was: [CR] Mystery Bike Pedals, now: Stronglight BB cup markings


Example: Racing:Beryl Burton

Date: Sun, 21 May 2006 18:41:54 -0700 (PDT)
From: "Ted E. Baer" <wickedsky@sbcglobal.net>
Subject: Re: was: [CR] Mystery Bike Pedals, now: Stronglight BB cup markings
To: Mark Bulgier <Mark@bulgier.net>, bhufford3@mchsi.com, Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <9327C3B25BD3C34A8DBC26145D88A90702CF53@hippy.home.here>


I'm looking at the Sutherland's Handbook (first one-1974) and there is a chart for Stronglight fixed cup markings:

ENGLISH: 2 rings, 8 sides FRENCH: 1 ring, 8 sides ITALIAN: 1 ring, 2 flats SWISS: (left thread) No rings, 8 sides

Ted E. Baer
Palo Alto, CA


--- Mark Bulgier wrote:


>

\r?\n> Bob Hufford wrote:

\r?\n> > -- I have not checked the BB threading (and I want

\r?\n> to be

\r?\n> > *very* careful pulling these cranks)

\r?\n>

\r?\n> iirc, Stronglight BB fixed cups of that era had a

\r?\n> code to indicate

\r?\n> threading, by the number of grooves or rings

\r?\n> lathe-turned in the face of

\r?\n> the cup. I wanna say two concentric rings =

\r?\n> English, anyone know? I

\r?\n> just checked my stash, found a French fixed cup with

\r?\n> one deep groove,

\r?\n> but didn't find any English fixed cups to verify or

\r?\n> debunk my theory. A

\r?\n> brief search of the archives didn't find the answer

\r?\n> either.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Mark Bulgier

\r?\n> Seattle WA USA