RE: [CR]Huret Jubilee??? Shifters

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From: "Mark Bulgier" <>
To: 'Jerry & Liz Moos' <>, Classic Rendezvous <>
Subject: RE: [CR]Huret Jubilee??? Shifters
Date: Sun, 1 Jul 2001 13:11:06 -0700

I too suspect it's wrong to call those newer levers Jubilee - I never saw them mated with Jubilee derailleurs, only later derailleurs like Challenger and Duopar as Jerry said. Anybody got a Huret catalog with those shifters? Chuck?

Mark Bulgier Seattle, Wa USA

Jerry Moos wrote:
> As I know many members here subscribe to the Rivendell Reader, have
> others read the article in the current issue (RR #23) about Huret
> Jubilee? Am I the only one who questions that the shift levers shown
> are really Jubilee? The two sets of Jubilee shifters I own are very
> thin for most of their length, as viewed from above, flairing out only
> at the end to provide a purchase for one's fingertips. The cable
> attachment is also very unusual and minimalist, like so many other
> features of the Jubilee derailleur set. My Jubilee shifters are the
> ones found on the Jubilee-equipped early 70's Raleigh Competitions.
> The levers shown in RR #23, however, are entirely different, more or
> less typical cutout downtube friction shifters. I have a couple of
> pairs of these also, and they are nice enough, but I thought they came
> with Huret Challenger and Duopar, and some other good quality Huret
> derailleurs, but not Jubilee. [snip]