Join Date: Jul 2000
Bikes: 1959 Capo; 1980 Peugeot PKN-10; 1981 Bianchi; 1988 Schwinn KOM-10;
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Originally posted by MichaelW
The problem will be in finding Shimano Octalinnk when they change the design.
Probably by next month!
NB there are 2 standards of square taper, Euro and Japanese.
It's even worse than that, since many of the non-Shimano Japanese manufacturers actually followed the European standard. Actually, the taper is the same 2 degrees, but the size of the end differs just enough to cause incompatibilities.
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Capo [dschaw'-poe]: 1959 Modell Campagnolo, S/N 40324; 1960 Sieger, S/N 42624
Peugeot: 1970 UO-8, S/N 0010468
Bianchi: 1981 Campione d'Italia, S/N 1.M9914
Schwinn: 1988 Project KOM-10, S/N F804069