RE: [Classicrendezvous] (no subject)

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Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2000 12:03:40 -0700 (PDT)
From: "Jason Cloutier" <velo59@yahoo.com>
Subject: RE: [Classicrendezvous] (no subject)
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


Good point. The older Shimano Crane and Tourney (lower quality, similar design) rear changers will work on a Huret dropout that has been threaded. I may have some of these in a box of used changers. If I find some I'll report to the list.

Jason Cloutier
Pawtucket, RI
velo59@yahoo.com


--- Craig.Young@tellabs.com wrote:


> Jonathan,
>
> I think if you look at your Huret, you will find
> that it has it's own
> stop built into a plate on the back of the pivot.
> That is how the
> Shimano Crane I run on my Follis is set up, and I
> recall seeing Simplex
> Prestiges that way as well. The pivot bolt screws
> into the dropout, but
> the stop is provided on the derailler itself. It is
> often spring loaded
> as well. The stop can be machined into the DO (I did
> it on the Simplex
> DO on this same Follis), and you can use a regular
> derailler. Or, you
> can shop around for one with the stop plate built
> in, but you may have
> a tough time finding one!
>
> Regards,
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: classicrendezvous-admin@bikelist.org
> > [mailto:classicrendezvous-admin@bikelist.org]On
> Behalf Of Jonathan
> > Cowden
> > Sent: Friday, October 27, 2000 3:19 PM
> > To: Jerry Moos
> > Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> > Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] (no subject)
> >
> >
> > 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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