Re: [CR]MKS pedals and MKS Titanium Pedals ...

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Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2007 08:50:02 -0700 (PDT)
From: "John Barry" <usazorro@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]MKS pedals and MKS Titanium Pedals ...
To: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>, Donald Gillies <gillies@cs.ubc.ca>, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <274342.34438.qm@web82214.mail.mud.yahoo.com>


I have a set of those Esquartz pedals in my stash. They are light and narrow, and have a special clip that's nearly impossible to find replacements for. I actually would have them mounted on one of my bikes if I could find clips that were presentable.

Cheers,

John Barry Mechanicsburg, PA, USA

--- Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> I the early 80's MKS made an "aero" style platform
> pedal similar to the Shimano DD (but with
> conventional axle) or to the slightly off-topic
> Campy C-Record and Victory pedals. I believe it was
> called tes Esquartz. There was a SunTour badged
> version also, I believe. I have a couple of pairs,
> at least one of which I purchased new. I believe
> this pedal was introduced in 1983 or earlier, and is
> therefore On-Topic, but I'm nor certain of that.
>
> Regards,
>
> Jerry Moos
>
> Donald Gillies <gillies@cs.ubc.ca> wrote:
> I know the MKS Sylvan pedals are in the CR
> timeline, having
> been introduced in the early-to-mid 70's, i believe.
> Two
> questions :
>
> (1) What other MKS pedals (if any) are in the CR
> timeline ?? In
> particular, what is the timeframe of the Sylvan lite
> pedal?
>
> MKS spec sheet 2007
> http://www.jbpi.or.jp/english/JBG/JBG2006-2007/data/034-037.pdf
>
> (2) Do any japan listmember have a source for NOS
> titanium spindles or
> NOS titanium pedals, made by MKS, sold until roughly
> 2005 ?? They
> are probably off-topic (sorry), as they are RX-1,
> Royal Nuevo, and
> Custom Nuevo, i believe. I was told by an MKS
> representative that
> Suntour Cyclone (circa 1983?) pedal bodies were made
> for suntour,
> who supplied their own face plates. Please contact
> me offlist
> about MKS Ti Spindles, if available, thanx.
>
> MKS hints web page (translated)
> http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=ja&u=http://www.mkspedal.com/006.htm&sa=X&oi=translate&resnum=1&ct=result&prev=/search%3Fq%3D%2522sylvan%2Blite%2522%2B-ben%2527s%26hl%3Den%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26hs%3DB4c%26sa%3DG
>
> - Don Gillies
> San Diego, CA, USA
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