Re: Index is so ON topic (Re: [CR]Re: Allvit shifting)

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Date: Sun, 09 Mar 2003 09:57:03 -0700
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: Index is so ON topic (Re: [CR]Re: Allvit shifting)
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I guess the joke is on me then Joe.

Chuck Schmidt L.A.

Joe Bender-Zanoni wrote:
>
> Chuck, I have to differ with your pronouncement that two speed derailleur
> shifting was not used. Based on your opinion the 17-21 two speed Cyclo
> freewheel I have shouldn't exist. That's not a one tooth difference as you
> cite for manual changes. And the teeth are profiled with an offset bevel on
> the outside of each tooth to improve shifting with a derailleur. An
> asymmetrical tooth profile wpuld make no sense for a manually changed setup.
>
> And even though my comment was something of a joke, the use of a two-speed
> setup is so obvious that you should have held your tongue in the abscence of
> actual knowledge. Short of being all knowing, proving something doesn't
> exist is rather tough.
>
> JoeBender-Zanoni
> Great Notch, NJ
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
> To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Sent: Saturday, March 08, 2003 11:52 PM
> Subject: Re: Index is so ON topic (Re: [CR]Re: Allvit shifting)
>
> > Joe Bender-Zanoni wrote:
> > >
> > > 2 speed freewheels index great.(cut)
> >
> > The two 2 speed freewheels, one mounted on each side of the hub, were
> > not used with a derailleur. You got off the bike, loosened the
> > wingnuts, moved the chain with your fingers (or flipped the wheel around
> > for the other two gears), and retightened the wingnuts and then got back
> > on the bike. The cogs were one tooth apart because of the limitation of
> > the length of the dropout and taking up the chain slack.
> >
> > The Vittoria Margherita shifted a three or four speed freewheel. Same
> > with the Osgear Super Champion.
> >
> > Chuck Schmidt

> > L.A.

> >

> > .