Re: [CR]36 denti

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From: "Grant McLean" <Grant.McLean@SportingLife.ca>
Subject: Re: [CR]36 denti
To: "Classic Rendezvous Mail List (E-mail)" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Cc: "'bulger@erim-int.com'" <bulger@erim-int.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Dec 2002 10:55:10 -0500

Doesn't the "capacity" also refer to the difference in total teeth that the derailleur can manage in extra chain length?

Capacity= (Big chainring-small chaining )+ (Biggest cog - smallest cog )

example ( 52 - 42 ) + (26 - 12) = 24T

I would therefore assume that a derailleur marked 36 denti, could handle a different in chain length of 36. This seems like a lot, so maybe I'm wrong.

Grant Toronto.ca

Leonard Bulger wrote: The thing I find strange about all these derailleurs marked 36 denti is that I don't recall ever seeing a 36 tooth freewheel cog.