Re: [CR]Stronglight/Spidel bottom bracket question


Example: Framebuilders:Norman Taylor

Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2006 07:37:43 -0600
From: John Thompson <JohnThompson@new.rr.com>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Stronglight/Spidel bottom bracket question
References: <20060117211520.hkyn0wprmqoggo0k@webmail.xmission.com>
In-Reply-To: <20060117211520.hkyn0wprmqoggo0k@webmail.xmission.com>


gear@xmission.com wrote:
> Hi all. I've been clearing out some items recently, and I came across a
> sealed bottom bracket, similar to the Mavic sealed units, but silver and
> labeled with Stronglight and Spidel on the end bearing covers, along
> with 35 x 1.00. Instead of the champhered lockrings as the Mavic, these
> are just typical lockrings like any bb would use. The rings thread onto
> the body like the Mavic units, and sandwich the frame similarly.
> Does anyone know the era? model? etc?

Spidel was the French marketing group formed in the early 1980s, so that should place a upper limit on the age.

Check my Stronglight catalog to see if your model is in there:

http://www.os2.dhs.org/~john/catalogs/stronglinght.pdf

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-John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA