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Old 07-28-11, 09:46 PM   #1
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vintage gitane with crank/timing questions

So I have a 60/70's gitane tandem, if i just run 2 triple cranks and use the granny gear as the timing chain what would happen? Forgive me if this is a stupid question I'm kinda a stupid guy
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Old 07-28-11, 09:53 PM   #2
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You can, but why?
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Old 07-29-11, 05:37 AM   #3
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if there is enough room on the inside or outside you chainring to the stokers set and use a shorter or longer BB axle up front to match up a single chainring crank.

For sure take the extra chainrings off the front as spares for the rear.

take a look at: http://www.bikexprt.com/bicycle/tancrank.htm
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