Re: [CR]Nervar Crank Questions


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Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2008 12:27:39 -0600
From: Eric Burns <theej@mchsi.com>
To: dan kasha <dankasha@yahoo.com>, Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Nervar Crank Questions
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dan kasha wrote:
> I have a few questions about Nervar Cranks, and Nervar
> in general. First set are practical, the second set
> are general about the company.
>
> I always liked the look of the steel cotterless Nervar
> crank (Nervar Sport), as fitted on the Raleigh Super
> Course MKII's for example. I just got a set that I
> want to put on one of my bikes - for the fun of it.
> Does anyone know what BB length was right for those?
>
> The Nervar 74 catalog on wool jersey has great
> diagrams, and shows the BB's dimensions for the alloy
> cranks. 115 for the 5 star one. 117 for the TA style
> crank. And 121 for all the tripples. Does anyone
> know which of these, if any would be right for the
> steel cotterless Nervar? I have a rather worn BB
> (BSC) of this length, but if someone had one that they
> wanted to part with, please let me know.
>
> Also, we of course talk a lot about TA, and
> Stronglight, but much less about Nervar. Who were
> they? Were they lower level than Stronglight? Were
> they a newer company? Is it by chance that the name
> is similar to Nervex, To Var tools?
>
> Thanks in advance,
> Dan Kasha
> Seattle, Wa

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Eric Burns
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