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PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 10:30 am 
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Is the Fulcrum bb system the same as the Campag Ultra Torque (Record, Chorus) or the Campag Power Torque (Athena, Centaur)?
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 2:40 pm 
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There are three levels of fulcrum cranks, but all are ultra-torque.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 3:22 pm 
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Bugger, thanks!


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 12:41 pm 
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perhaps Ulty is a masochist who enjoys using a badly designed crank system?

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 2:43 pm 
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Hehe, no masochist here, just a cheapskate ;)

I have a cracked BSA frame w/ Athena on it which I need to move over to a new ITA frame but could only find the ITA fulcrum bb locally, guess I'll just have to order the ITA power torque then.

I actually think that in the heat of the moment on the rivet, the single thumb shift of Athena is a bit more positive than my Chorus whose thumb action is very light.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:37 pm 
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... Well the powertorque interface is really bad. Even the specifically designed tools by Parktool don't work 100% of the time in extracting them !
Turns out, you're better off with an industrial bearing puller and a suitably sized washer/ plate instead !


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 12:00 pm 
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Yeah, if I had to do again, I def wouldn't get the Athena chainset, but it's what's I got now and I've gotta get my ride built up before Sunday so whatever goes at this point!


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