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


Example: Framebuilders:Alberto Masi

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From: "nelson miller" <nelsmiller@msn.com>
To: Mark@bulgier.net, bhufford3@mchsi.com, Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: RE: was: [CR] Mystery Bike Pedals, now: Stronglight BB cup markings
Date: Sun, 21 May 2006 19:02:48 -0700


Group--- Yep, Stronglight with two rings in the fixed cup and 8 sides is English---- one ring with 8 sides is either French or Italian (they both have one groove/ring)---- Stronglight Competition has two flat sides and no rings, so I guess you would have to guess on that one.. Source: Sutherland's.. Cheers---Nelson Miller --Seattle, WA

From: "Mark Bulgier" <Mark@bulgier.net>

To: <bhufford3@mchsi.com>, <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

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

Date: Sun, 21 May 2006 18:03:24 -0700
>
>Bob Hufford wrote:
> > -- I have not checked the BB threading (and I want to be
> > *very* careful pulling these cranks)
>
>iirc, Stronglight BB fixed cups of that era had a code to indicate
>threading, by the number of grooves or rings lathe-turned in the face of
>the cup. I wanna say two concentric rings = English, anyone know? I
>just checked my stash, found a French fixed cup with one deep groove,
>but didn't find any English fixed cups to verify or debunk my theory. A
>brief search of the archives didn't find the answer either.
>
>Mark Bulgier
>Seattle WA USA