Re: [CR]Mystery shifter part


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Date: Mon, 20 May 2002 16:16:06 -0700
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Mystery shifter part
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Craig Sandvik wrote:
>
> What is the domed hinged part attached to the right
> downtube shifter on this Della Santa?
>
> http://www.campyonly.com/retrobikes/della_santa.html

That would be the trigger for the Porta Catena. Pull the trigger and the shift lever can move all the way forward so the chain shifts onto the chain hanger (porta catena).

Chuck Schmidt SoPas, SoCal http://www.velo-retro.com (T-shirts, reprints and Campagnolo Timeline)