RE: [CR]Cottered steel Milremo cranks?

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From: "robert st.cyr" <>
Subject: RE: [CR]Cottered steel Milremo cranks?
Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2006 12:47:04 -0800

I have a Bertin from the late 60's early 70's that is well equiped with Milremo components, including cottered cranks. CR page on Bertin says the parts are French made and associated with Bertin. I don't know who actually manufactured the components, though.

Robert St.Cyr Sacramento/Davis USA

>From: "Daniel Artley" <>
>To: <>
>Subject: [CR]Cottered steel Milremo cranks?
>Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2006 07:36:58 -0500
>I just purchased a bicycle with steel cottered Milremo cranks that have
>the five bolt pattern for TA cyclotourist chainrings. I'm curious where
>these were made, when they began production and for how long they were
>made. I'm not a big fan of steel cottered cranks, but with the ease of
>changing chainrings so easily, it seems like a nice setup to have. They
>came on a Jack Taylor Mixte, beautiful frame, but with a moderate range
>group of parts. Could anyone please tell me more about these cranks?
>Happy trails,
>Dan Artley in Parkton, Maryland