In a message dated 11/19/2007 5:26:50 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2007 12:12:44 -0800 (PST) From: Tom Dalton <email@example.com> To: Classic Rendezvous <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: [CR]Fwd: Ebay Question : 6 Campy Pedal Axles : $210 ?? Message-ID: <email@example.com> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1 MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit Precedence: list Message: 3
Tom Dalton <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2007 12:12:25 -0800 (PST) From: Tom Dalton <email@example.com> Subject: Ebay Question : 6 Campy Pedal Axles : $210 ?? To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Can someone explain the valuation on these six campy pedal axles? Is there something special about them ?? thanx.
- Don Gillies
Three of those axles appear to be the very early version that has an O-ring channel rather than the helical dirt-spitter-outers. I don't know exactly, but I associate the O-rings with Record pedals from the 1950's. I think they were also called Gran Sport in an earlier period. I've seen some ratty O-ring pedals sell for crazy money on Ebay. This includes, but is not limited to early Con Dentes. I suppose there are a lot of those pedals with axles that have rust (as many old Campy axles do) or pitted races. It might also be that the buyer plans to convert a set of newer pedals into older pedals, if you know what I mean.
Tom Dalton Bethlehem, PA USA
So this bears these questions: Are there any other differences between the o-ring and the rifled spindled pedal versions, visible when the pedals are assembled? Are there perhaps differences in the logo font, cage or body shapes, etc. too? Are the o-ring pedals all Gran Sport, and the newer version all Record, or is the line not so crisp?
Ciao, Mark Agree Southfield MI
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