RE: [CR]Interesting NR BB on Ebay.

(Example: Racing:Beryl Burton)

Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2001 11:35:55 -0700 (PDT)
From: "Tom Dalton" <tom_s_dalton@yahoo.com>
Subject: RE: [CR]Interesting NR BB on Ebay.
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <BNEPINBIKJLICLKFBJACIEHNCOAA.mpetry@bainbridgeisland.net>


The 'troughless" BB in question is Italian, but I have seen them in both Italian and English.


--- Mark Petry wrote:


> I beleive (not sure) that the trough was only on
> Italian BBs to take up the
> 2mm wider shell spacing as BSC is 68 vice italian
> which is 70mm??
>
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> Sent: Wednesday, August 15, 2001 10:48 AM
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> Subject: [CR]Interesting NR BB on Ebay.
>
>
> Those with an interst in 60's and 70's Campy stuff
> might want to check out Ebay auction #1176856855.
> Does anyone have information regarding this unusual
> NR
> bottom bracket? It has thick-walled cups with the
> rifled spindle passage, like a normal NR, but the
> exterior surface of the fixed cup is flat, like a
> Record, GS, SR, etc. NR BBs normally have a
> "trough"
> machined on the face of the fixed cup. I assume
> this
> is a very early NR. Does anyone know when / how
> long
> they were made this way? Are all BB's like this
> pre-CPSC and for 120mm drivetrains? This is not the
> first NR that I've seen using this fixed cup, but
> I've
> only seen a couple of others.
>
> Oh, yeah: no relation to seller, bidders, &c.
>
> Tom Dalton
>
>
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