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Old 10-15-07, 10:12 AM   #1
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Anybody here familiar with Andel 144 BCD track cranks?

Ben's Cycle out of Milwaukee sells them. About $100.00 including 68x110.5mm BB.

Good-looking crankset. Wonder if the chainrings are round? Noisy or not?
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Old 10-15-07, 02:16 PM   #2
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they look like the ones that have been popping up recently under a couple of other brandnames(origin 8 for one) I haven't heard anything about their quality yet.
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i'll be ordering some soon to replace my sugino rd's on the beater / get a better chainline.
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i'll be ordering some soon to replace my sugino rd's on the beater / get a better chainline.
RD chainlines are 42cm with a 103mm BB. What chainline are you looking for?
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Old 10-17-07, 04:46 AM   #5
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I work at a bike shop, and all of the low-end bikes come with aluminum cranks that look just like that, the aluminum doesnt have a smooth finish, and you can tell right away that it wasn't cat in very good quality. If you're not extra careful, you'll junk them right away by putting a pedal spindle in there and stripping the soft metal.

FOCUS: Stay away, they're ungodly flexy, even for a city ride, they're cheap, and the aluminum is super-soft.
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RD chainlines are 42cm with a 103mm BB. What chainline are you looking for?
on mine i have a 103mm BB with the chainrign on the inside of the cranks. the chainline is 45mm, so if i moved the ring to the outside it'd be even worse. it could be sugino rd2's that i have too, i can't remember.
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Hey man, I bought a set of these cranks and have been using them for a couple of months. I like em'! Anyways, I wrote a little review about them on my blog. Check it out when you get a chance:

http://cyclingwmd.blogspot.com/2007/...ks-review.html
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Are these the same as the Aliens?
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