The Stronglight 106 crankset first appears in the 1980 Peugeot catalog. That was the year it replaced the 105bis on the PX 10 series. I can't be certain that was the first year it was offered, but it seems likely it was around then. Perhaps others can confirm or refine this date.
See the Peugeot catalogs here: <http://home.wanadoo.nl/peugeotshow/>.
David -- I've been looking into the same question recently -- White Burlington, VT
Carl Gonzalez wrote:
>Can anyone ID the year range for:
>Mavic Modele 3 clincher rims polished
>Miche Competition Hubs - satin anodized with Campag-like oil hole clips
>Stronglight 106 crank - Nuovo Record knock-off - satin silver anodized
>Thanks in advance for any help,
>Bay Village, OH