Re: [CR]Classic Derailleurs

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From: "Joe Bender-Zanoni" <joebz@optonline.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Classic Derailleurs
To: raleypc@netscape.net, Henry Turner <hturn@sbcglobal.net>, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
References: <090B6D69.76BD559F.00211578@netscape.net>
Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2002 21:08:20 -0500

I use an original Suntour Superbe that dates to about 1977 on a 7 speed freewheel. I'll go no further but it indexes after a fashion too.

Joe Bender-Zanoni
Great Notch NJ


----- Original Message -----
From: raleypc@netscape.net
To: Henry Turner
Sent: Sunday, December 29, 2002 7:40 PM
Subject: RE: [CR]Classic Derailleurs



> I use my NR rear derailleur with 7 speed freewheels and it works just fine. This is to be expected since 7 speed freewheels (at least Suntour) are the same width as standard spaced 6 speed freewheels of the NR era. If the cage spring is "tired" you could find it sluggish shifting to the small cog though!
>
> Paul Raley
> 75 miles on a NR - 7 speed combo this weekend in southern MD
>
> Henry Turner <hturn@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> >
> >Hello all,
> >
> >I was wondering if anyone has used any pre-1980,1985 derailleurs on a
> >contemporary bike using more than 6 speeds? Anyone ever experiment?
> >
> >Thanks
> >Henry
> >Corpus Christi, Texas
> >
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