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 Post subject: what are these cranks ?
PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2011 5:06 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
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i bought an old dawes roadbike to help me get a little weight off and started kitting it out with some nice bits and came across these cranks , never seen anything like them before but they look cool :lol:

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anyone seen these before ? what were they originaly fitted to ?


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PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2011 7:40 pm 
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saw these on old Raliegh pioneers from about 1990


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I've always wanted to see round the back of one of those things. The eightiestastic design of the front sort of implies there might be a load of electromagnets powered by a teeny tiny nuclear reactor keeping the chain in place...


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PostPosted: Thu May 12, 2011 1:17 pm 
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Nothing fancy sorry just a steel ring.


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