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Old 05-25-10, 04:20 PM   #1
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Olimpic Pista pedal made in Spain?

Yeah, I found one in a lbs junk pile and am going back tomorrow to look for the match, anyone know anything about it?

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Old 05-25-10, 04:56 PM   #2
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Looks like a campagnolo track pedal copy...... which the mks sylvan are aswell
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I had a pair of the road version of the Olympic pedals way back in the 1970s. The were low cost look-alikes for the Campy Record Strada and Pista pedals, but totally inferior quality. The bearings on mine literally crumbled and pulverized due to terrible metallurgy. I replaced the bearings, but they never were smooth. If you'd like I can move this thread to C&V, where you may get more definitive information.
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Old 05-25-10, 06:13 PM   #4
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I had a pair of the road version of the Olympic pedals way back in the 1970s. The were low cost look-alikes for the Campy Record Strada and Pista pedals, but totally inferior quality. The bearings on mine literally crumbled and pulverized due to terrible metallurgy. I replaced the bearings, but they never were smooth. If you'd like I can move this thread to C&V, where you may get more definitive information.

Note the spelling of "Olimpic" =0) I already have it posted at the C&V. ;0)
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