re: Ashtabula vs [CR] Fillet-Brazed Schwinns

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From: "Bob Hufford" <>
Subject: re: Ashtabula vs [CR] Fillet-Brazed Schwinns
Date: Thu, 05 Jun 2008 16:44:50 +0000

Harvey Sachs <> wrote
> Couple of notes about the Ashtabula (one-piece) cranks.
> 1) I believe that the Super Sport got a better grade of crank than the
> lowly Continental-Varsity-Suburban-Collegiate models. Looks different.
> FWIW, I never bent one of the better ones, but didn't ever crash one,
> either.

I checked the Specifications Books for a few years ('65, '66, '68, '70 and '72) and it lists the same parts numbers for the Super Sport crank/sprocket vs. the Varsity.

FWIW ... :-)

Bob Hufford
Springfield, MO