> OK, this is a new one for me ... a late NSR era
> crank with this on the back:
> 165 PISTA  xX
I believe the "11" in the square indicates that the crank was manufactured in 1985. But I have no idea what the "XX" indicates. Perhaps it's like the "Z" you sometimes see on bottom bracket spindles; i.e. some sort of undocumented production code.
Fred Rednor - Arlington, Virginia (USA)