[Classicrendezvous] Huret dropouts

(Example: Component Manufacturers:Avocet)

Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2000 18:03:01 -0700 (PDT)
From: "Jason Cloutier" <velo59@yahoo.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [Classicrendezvous] Huret dropouts

I have a couple used Simplex long cage rear changers, SX 610 (I think) badged as Peugeot. If I can find them both, $20 for the pair, shipping extra.

Since I'm not going to be in Colorado for VeloSwap, I was thinking I may hold an online swap/sale this weekend. Please stay tuned ...

Jason Cloutier
Pawtucket, RI
velo59@yahoo.com


--- Jerry Moos wrote:


> Ah, what it has is a Simplex-type dropout, no stop
> notch, and the hole isn't
> threaded. Huret may have made this type as well,
> but Huret DOs after about the mid
> 70s were usually of the Campy type. If you are
> running a double, a Simplex SLJ
> derailleur is the solution. Long cage Simplexes
> were also made if you have a triple,
> but they are more rare. I think a lot of Huret rear
> derailleur like the strange but
> excellent Duopar either worked with either type DO,
> as the Simplexes did, or had
> different versions for Simplex and Campy DOs.
>
> Regards,
>
> Jerry Moos
>
> Jonathan Cowden wrote:
>
> > Hi Jerry.
> >
> > What they told me is that the drop-out is
> > missing the "stop" (the "b" stop??) which
> > prevents the derailleur from swinging back
> > too far. They showed me the action of a
> > Shimano Deore on the bike stand and the derailleur
> > would not work properly because it kept
> > swinging back into the cogs.
> >
> > For some reason that Huret doesn't have this
> > problem.
> >
> > Jon
> >
> > Jon Cowden
> > Ithaca, NY
> >
> > On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Jerry Moos wrote:
> >
> > > Sounds like B.S. to me. My 1978 Motobecane Team
> Chanpion has Huret DOs and a
> > > Simplex SLJ rear derailleur works just fine.
> The DO derailleur hanger also has
> > > a notch like a Campy DO, so I'm pretty sure a
> Campy or any modern dreailleur
> > > would work also, not surprising as Team
> Champions normally came with Campy
> > > NR/SR. Either your shop guys don't know what
> they're talking about or the
> > > Raleigh has a completely different Huret DO than
> my Motobecane (I have a circa
> > > 1980 Bertin and an early 70's Mercier with the
> same type Huret DO as the
> > > Motobecane). Anyone know what the shop guys are
> talking about?
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > >
> > > Jerry Moos
> > >
> > > Jonathan Cowden wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi all. I recently got my Raleigh Super Tourer
> back from the bike shop.
> > > > They told me that my "bike from hell" -- their
> words, not mine -- has
> > > > Huret specific drop-outs and that nothing but
> a Huret would work unless a
> > > > new drop-out were installed. Is this true? If
> so, does anyone know where
> > > > I can find a Huret triple which will work with
> my bike? I happen to like
> > > > my two-wheeled spawn from Satan but my commute
> home (all up-hill) would be a
> > > > little easier if I had some granny gears to
> access.
> > > >
> > > > Jon Cowden
> > > > Ithaca, NY
> > > >
> > > >
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>
> Jonathan Cowden wrote:
>
> > Hi Jerry.
> >
> > What they told me is that the drop-out is
> > missing the "stop" (the "b" stop??) which
> > prevents the derailleur from swinging back
> > too far. They showed me the action of a
> > Shimano Deore on the bike stand and the derailleur
> > would not work properly because it kept
> > swinging back into the cogs.
> >
> > For some reason that Huret doesn't have this
> > problem.
> >
> > Jon
> >
> > Jon Cowden
> > Ithaca, NY
> >
> > On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Jerry Moos wrote:
> >
> > > Sounds like B.S. to me. My 1978 Motobecane Team
> Chanpion has Huret DOs and a
> > > Simplex SLJ rear derailleur works just fine.
> The DO derailleur hanger also has
> > > a notch like a Campy DO, so I'm pretty sure a
> Campy or any modern dreailleur
> > > would work also, not surprising as Team
> Champions normally came with Campy
> > > NR/SR. Either your shop guys don't know what
> they're talking about or the
> > > Raleigh has a completely different Huret DO than
> my Motobecane (I have a circa
> > > 1980 Bertin and an early 70's Mercier with the
> same type Huret DO as the
> > > Motobecane). Anyone know what the shop guys are
> talking about?
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > >
> > > Jerry Moos
> > >
> > > Jonathan Cowden wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi all. I recently got my Raleigh Super Tourer
> back from the bike shop.
> > > > They told me that my "bike from hell" -- their
> words, not mine -- has
> > > > Huret specific drop-outs and that nothing but
> a Huret would work unless a
> > > > new drop-out were installed. Is this true? If
> so, does anyone know where
> > > > I can find a Huret triple which will work with
> my bike? I happen to like
> > > > my two-wheeled spawn from Satan but my commute
> home (all up-hill) would be a
> > > > little easier if I had some granny gears to
> access.
> > > >
> > > > Jon Cowden
> > > > Ithaca, NY
> > > >
> > > >
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