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PostPosted: Wed Dec 03, 2008 1:25 pm 
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I saw that and loved it.

Me too. It's just a pity Mavic didn't make barcons.

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Mavic stuff looks so nice. The cranks always remind me of Big Mig churning the things in the TT to another tour victory.

Uh, Indurain rode Campag... :shock:

These are my favourite Mavic cranks, the later 631/2 model. You can run a smaller big ring on them: 44t minimum, as opposed to 48t on the original 631.

One of these days I may try for the "Tout MAVIC" build, but those cranks are destined for a novel half-step-and-granny experiment. The rings are TA: 44, 41 and currently a 32 that will probably get swapped for a 28 or 30.


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That's a nice mound of very cool parts. 8)


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Pathetic earthlings! Hurling your bodies out into the void, without the slightest inkling of who or what is out here...


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Who can save you now?


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Dispatch war rocket Ajax to bring back his body!


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I love you, Flash! But we only have fourteen hours to save the Earth!


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Gordons alive !!!

Nice collection, love the idea of as modern light in one of the old lights.


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One really nice thing about these 631 series cranks is that you can remove the double chainring mountings and bolt a single ring straight to the back of the spider. Mount them on a Chorus or Record 102mm bottom bracket and you've got a super-low-profile track crank.


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AHH, I did not see that you could do that. That is sweet. I cant wait to rebuild that cannondale.


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Put the double mounts back, and with either the Mavic triple adapter or a TA adapter chainring, you've got a low-Q triple. This one's set up to run like a 2x9, with the outer chainring added to half-step an 11-32 cassette.

44 41 30

11 12 14 16 18 21 24 28 32


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