Re: [CR] gas-pipe Atala bottom bracket problem (Diameter larger than standard)

(Example: Framebuilders:Tony Beek)

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Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 15:29:37 -0500
From: "Ken Freeman" <kenfreeman096@gmail.com>
To: <billydavid13@comcast.net>
Cc: Amir Avitzur <walawalaoxenfree@gmail.com>, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR] gas-pipe Atala bottom bracket problem (Diameter larger than standard)


There's a gaspipe Atala on Ebay, nearly complete, offered as a parts bike. I think it's in the USA.

On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 7:47 AM, <billydavid13@comcast.net> wrote:
> Hi Amir. I seem to recall that some low end Italian city bikes and folders
> had a right side cup that fit over the bottom bracket shell w/ an integrated
> right arm and axle. I'm a bit hazy but i may have such an assembly in the
> basement. I'll check later. An Ashtabula bb shell would be huge. Is either
> side of your shell threaded? Billy Ketchum; Chicago, IL; USA.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Amir Avitzur" <walawalaoxenfree@gmail.com>
> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2009 5:31:10 AM GMT -06:00 US/Canada Central
> Subject: [CR] gas-pipe Atala bottom bracket problem (Diameter larger than
> standard)
>
> I forgot to measure the diameter this morning.
> The diameter of the Bottom Bracket is larger than the diameter of a
> standard
> bottom bracket cup.
>
> Does anyone know if Atalas ever used one-piece (Ashtabula) cranks?
>
> Amir Avitzur
> Ra'anana, Israel
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Ken Freeman
Ann Arbor, MI USA