Re: [CR]History of below BB cable routing?

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Date: Sun, 09 Jun 2002 19:35:44 -0700
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]History of below BB cable routing?
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David Feldman wrote:
> (cut)
> Classic content--first under-bb cables I saw were on a
> Paris Sport @ 1974 or a Sabliere @ 1972.

My 1954 Hetchins Vade Mecum has the rear cable routed under the BB. Single cable route because lots of front derailleurs weren't cable operated back then! (Also has the pump behind the seat post.)

Under BB routing probably predates this too.

Chuck Schmidt
SoPas, SoCal