Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Washington County, Vermont, USA
Bikes: 1966 Dawes Double Blue, 1976 Raleigh Gran Sport, 1975 Raleigh Sprite 27, 1980 Univega Viva Sport, 1971 Gitane Tour de France, 1984 Lotus Classique, 1976 Motobecane Grand Record
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Appropriate wide-range replacement for Stronglight 93
What would be a reasonable and appropriate substitute for the Stronglight 93 crankset on an early-70s Raleigh Gran Sport? I need low gears--either a wide-range double or a triple of some kind. A Cyclotouriste would be great, but would likely be way too spendy for me. I'm thinking of an Stronglight 99. What else might work? Of course, I could use any sort of modern crank, but I'd like to use something that's more or less period correct and looks right for the bike.