Re: [CR]re: Campagnolo vs Suntour

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Date: Tue, 07 May 2002 23:14:05 -0800
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]re: Campagnolo vs Suntour
References: <> wrote:
> This thread has come up before. The last time I weighed in I think Chuck S. and I nearly came to blows <g> Just kidding.
> I raced on 1st gen Cyclone derailleurs for three years. I also owned an all-NR bike at that time.
> The Cyclone derailleurs were *clearly superior* in all the ways that count. They were, and are, high-performance racing derailleurs of the first order, and anyone who'd say otherwise--with all due respect--is being blinded by Campagnolo's mystique; or blinded by something, anyway. (cut) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Actually what I said was top tier Campagnolo was _solely_ designed for racing and everything else, including SunTour Cyclone, was not. Has nothing to do with which derailleur shifts better...

Chuck Schmidt
SoPas, SoCal