Re: [CR]Shifting a Herse Demontable

(Example: Production Builders:Tonard)

Date: Sun, 09 Jun 2002 12:44:06 -0700
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Shifting a Herse Demontable
References: <c6.cbdf623.2a35048d@aol.com>


Leonard Bulger wrote:
>
> What's it like shifting gears on a Herse take-apart bike? The shift levers
> are mounted under the seat at the top of the seat tube. Do you get used to
> it? Is it better to reach between your legs or around them? Seems really
> awkward.

Sounds like a piece o' cake shifting that compared with the shifter being halfway down the seat stay with Cambio Corsa or Paris-Roubaix Campagnolo derailleurs!

Chuck Schmidt
SoPas, SoCal