Re: [CR]Proper Bottom Bracket Width for TA Professional Cranks


Example: Component Manufacturers:Campagnolo
From: <DTSHIFTER@aol.com>
Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2008 17:47:06 EDT
Subject: Re: [CR]Proper Bottom Bracket Width for TA Professional Cranks
To: links0311@yahoo.com, Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


Beau Links asked:
> <<have a set of TA Professional cranks from the mid 70s and was wondering
> if anyone knew the proper BB width to use with these cranks? I have a 107m m BB
> already and was going to try that. The cranks are a double.>>
> The 'correct' TA spindle was 116mm but it should be used with TA cups in order to be "meaningful" - I know that Sutherland's claims a Stronglight BB (118mm spindle) can be substituted, but I have tried that combination, and it does not allow for enough clearance of the inner ring and the RH chain stay on mo st English frames I played with......As the esteemed Mr. H. Sachs would say: YMMV

Chuck Brooks Malta, NY (where it has been beautiful since Wednesday and all have done is yard work & gardening!!) NE USA NA
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