"The Sugino RD is easy to find and super reliable. The Pake is basically a knock off of the RD but acceptable quality, though the stock chainring bolts are not the best. Both are available in anodized colors, if that matters. You really don't…"
"May I suggest going used? I am a scrounger of Craig's List, flea markets and most importantly the Serotta forum marketplace. I have acquired over a dozen used high-end cranks all for between $30 and $80, including Dura-Ace, Campy Record, etc.…"