RE: [Classicrendezvous] (no subject)

Example: Humor:John Pergolizzi

Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2000 12:03:40 -0700 (PDT)
From: Jason Cloutier <>
Subject: RE: [Classicrendezvous] (no subject)

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

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> Jonathan,


\r?\n> I think if you look at your Huret, you will find

\r?\n> that it has it's own

\r?\n> stop built into a plate on the back of the pivot.

\r?\n> That is how the

\r?\n> Shimano Crane I run on my Follis is set up, and I

\r?\n> recall seeing Simplex

\r?\n> Prestiges that way as well. The pivot bolt screws

\r?\n> into the dropout, but

\r?\n> the stop is provided on the derailler itself. It is

\r?\n> often spring loaded

\r?\n> as well. The stop can be machined into the DO (I did

\r?\n> it on the Simplex

\r?\n> DO on this same Follis), and you can use a regular

\r?\n> derailler. Or, you

\r?\n> can shop around for one with the stop plate built

\r?\n> in, but you may have

\r?\n> a tough time finding one!


\r?\n> Regards,


\r?\n> > -----Original Message-----

\r?\n> > From:

\r?\n> > []On

\r?\n> Behalf Of Jonathan

\r?\n> > Cowden

\r?\n> > Sent: Friday, October 27, 2000 3:19 PM

\r?\n> > To: Jerry Moos

\r?\n> > Cc:

\r?\n> > Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] (no subject)

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > Hi Jerry.

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > What they told me is that the drop-out is

\r?\n> > missing the "stop" (the "b" stop??) which

\r?\n> > prevents the derailleur from swinging back

\r?\n> > too far. They showed me the action of a

\r?\n> > Shimano Deore on the bike stand and the derailleur

\r?\n> > would not work properly because it kept

\r?\n> > swinging back into the cogs.

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > For some reason that Huret doesn't have this

\r?\n> > problem.

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > Jon

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > Jon Cowden

\r?\n> > Ithaca, NY

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > On Fri, 27 Oct 2000, Jerry Moos wrote:

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > > Sounds like B.S. to me. My 1978 Motobecane Team

\r?\n> Chanpion

\r?\n> > has Huret DOs and a

\r?\n> > > Simplex SLJ rear derailleur works just fine.

\r?\n> The DO

\r?\n> > derailleur hanger also has

\r?\n> > > a notch like a Campy DO, so I'm pretty sure a

\r?\n> Campy or any

\r?\n> > modern dreailleur

\r?\n> > > would work also, not surprising as Team

\r?\n> Champions normally

\r?\n> > came with Campy

\r?\n> > > NR/SR. Either your shop guys don't know what

\r?\n> they're

\r?\n> > talking about or the

\r?\n> > > Raleigh has a completely different Huret DO than

\r?\n> my

\r?\n> > Motobecane (I have a circa

\r?\n> > > 1980 Bertin and an early 70's Mercier with the

\r?\n> same type

\r?\n> > Huret DO as the

\r?\n> > > Motobecane). Anyone know what the shop guys are

\r?\n> talking about?

\r?\n> > >

\r?\n> > > Regards,

\r?\n> > >

\r?\n> > > Jerry Moos

\r?\n> > >

\r?\n> > > Jonathan Cowden wrote:

\r?\n> > >

\r?\n> > > > Hi all. I recently got my Raleigh Super Tourer

\r?\n> back from

\r?\n> > the bike shop.

\r?\n> > > > They told me that my "bike from hell" -- their

\r?\n> words, not

\r?\n> > mine -- has

\r?\n> > > > Huret specific drop-outs and that nothing but

\r?\n> a Huret

\r?\n> > would work unless a

\r?\n> > > > new drop-out were installed. Is this true? If

\r?\n> so, does

\r?\n> > anyone know where

\r?\n> > > > I can find a Huret triple which will work with

\r?\n> my bike?

\r?\n> > I happen to like

\r?\n> > > > my two-wheeled spawn from Satan but my commute

\r?\n> home (all

\r?\n> > up-hill) would be a

\r?\n> > > > little easier if I had some granny gears to

\r?\n> access.

\r?\n> > > >

\r?\n> > > > Jon Cowden

\r?\n> > > > Ithaca, NY