Re: [CR]Wanted: 3/32" half-link


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Date: Mon, 31 Dec 2001 09:23:49 +1300
From: David Benson <tech@worrall.co.nz>
To: CYCLESTORE@aol.com
Cc: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org, neill1234@yahoo.com
Subject: Re: [CR]Wanted: 3/32" half-link
References: <6.21a2dc96.296006fe@aol.com>


Wipperman/Connex list two different 3/32 half links, one with a split pin to retain the pin, the other with a rivet pin that requires a chainbreaker to fit. These are for use with the Connex Intrax 3/32 chains for internal geared hubs.

David Benson Auckland, New Zealand

CYCLESTORE@aol.com wrote:
> Howdy Neill,
>
> I can't say for sure but I doubt a 3/32 half link was ever produced! I have
> a 1/8 in version I have sourced that are very handy. All Internal and fixed
> gear cogs were originally made for 1/8inch chains so there was no need in the
> old days for any thing else much except maybe a one inch pitch version which
> wouldn't work (or would it?).
>
> The newer track cogs and some internal hubs now use 3/32 inch cogs but on
> track bikes and bikes designed for internal hubs with slotted dropouts.
>
> It's easy to fix you problem cheap. Buy a good 1/8 inch chain and a half link
> to go with it. It'll run just fine on your skinny sprockets and best of all
> you can tighten your chain.
>
> Otherwise buy a chainwheel with a one or two more teeth and raise your gear
> and lower your bank account a bit more.
>
> Yours in cycling,
>
> Gilbert Anderson
>
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> In a message dated 12/27/01 3:14:00 PM, neill1234@yahoo.com writes:
>
> << Hi
> Anyone know where such a beast can be bought. I
> anticipate going from a 48 x 18 to a 46 x 18, and
> since I have semi-vertical dropouts, I'll need
> one.
> CR content: it's for a nice, oldish, 753,
> silver-brazed Bilenky. See it here:
>
> http://us.f1.yahoofs.com/users/bb353017/bc/General+pictures/Bilenky++Fixed+Dri
>
> ve+train.jpg?
>
> Can anyone date it? The serial # is 2019
>
> Thanks
>
> PS: 18 degrees F with the windchill factor today!
>
> =====
> Neill Currie
> 13 Bancroft St
> Portland, Me 04102, USA
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> Still looking for a Mountain Goat Frameset or complete bike, 20 to 21.5
> inches c to t.
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