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FSA SL-K tandem crankset: Availability in Europe?

Old 02-27-24, 05:29 AM
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FSA SL-K tandem crankset: Availability in Europe?

Does anyone know somewhere to buy a pair of FSA SL-K tandem cranks (50/34) in Europe? I run a small bike workshop and have an account for the local FSA importer (for Switzerland, Italy, and maybe other countries), but they simply told me that they don't sell them. The official online FSA Pro Shop will not ship here (Switzerland). I've found several online retailers in the US, but so far haven't found one that will ship here, and Google doesn't show any results in Europe, so maybe FSA doesn't import them to the continent at all.
However, there must be other people in Europe who want higher-end tandem cranks. Any sources?
I've bought a few Lightning single-bike cranks before for myself and a couple of clients, so I know they ship here and that might have to be the alternative option. Any other suggestions?

Edit: It seems that Co-Motion Cycles in Oregon will ship the cranks here. But if there is a more local option then I would prefer it. Thanks.

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Update: In the end, I bought the crankset from Co-Motion. All was good with delivery, but I would have preferred to have a more local option.

I was worried when I realized that the Santana frame that I was installing it in had 73mm wide BBs and not 68mm, but fortunately FSA had allowed for this and the kit included everything needed. Co-Motion even included an additional guide listing what spacer combinations were needed in which situations.
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Glad you were able to get what you needed. Santana can be a challenge with all of their proprietary stuff.
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I know you found your part at Comotion. But for interest, and in case others read this thread, I have a further question: Did you phone Santana?

In the past 2 years, I was able to buy a new replacement rear derailleur for a 1992 Sovereign from Santana. The original equipment was Shimano XTR. The new product is marked XT but it looks and functions like the original XTR. The Santana person was very knowledgeable.
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