Re: [CR] Modern Veloce crankset and Campy NR Bottom Bracket. Compatible?

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From: "Kai Hilbertz" <khilbertz@googlemail.com>
To: <giant.leap@sbcglobal.net>
In-Reply-To: <572490.71603.qm@web81203.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2009 20:27:22 +0100
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Subject: Re: [CR] Modern Veloce crankset and Campy NR Bottom Bracket. Compatible?


Feb. 15, 09

Hello Scott,

until Campagnolo adopted Ultra-Torque, all their bottom brackets had standard ISO taper. You can mate the Veloce crank with the NR bb without problems, the chain line will simply be a few more mm to the right.

Greets

Kai Hilbertz Munich, Germany

On 15.02.2009, at 18:10, Scott Alan Smith wrote:
> Does anyone know if I can put a Campy Veloce compact crankset onto a
> Nuovo
> Record bottom bracket? The Veloce wants a symetrical 111mm spindle
> lenght a
> nd the N.R. is assymetrical 114.5mm. But are the square tapers
> compatible?
> It seems to snug onto the spindle fine and I tightened the Veloce
> crank arm
> s down but am afraid to put any load onto them until I know if I am
> doing s
> omething wrong (other than the compact onto a classic N.R. BB or a
> compact
> onto a Masi for that matter...)
>
> Thanks!
>
> -Scott Alan Smith
> Van Nuys
> CA
>
> "You dumb mug, get your mitts off the marbles before I stuff that
> mud-pipe
> down your mush--and tell your moll to hand over the mazuma."