[CR]Nishiki and Voyageur

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From: Garrison Hilliard <garrison@efn.org>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2003 19:37:10 +0000
Organization: Oregon Public Networking
References: <CATFOODl7AUwqlk257G00001b2b@catfood.nt.phred.org>
Subject: [CR]Nishiki and Voyageur

On 24 Jul 2003 12:06:43 -0700, you wrote:
>Yes, I love my Voyageur. It has center pull dia-comp brakes.
>I rode the Nishiki last night and it rode great!
>I wish I could find out more about it.
>The chainrings are 54 and 49. The smaller one is much
>too large for the hills around here. I suppose I will have
>to change the entire crankset. I don't know if I will
>do that right away. I don't want to put a lot of money in
>the bike yet.

Perhaps a more economical "fix" would be to put a larger-cogged freewheel on the rear wheel... what's the largest cog on the Nishiki's current freewheel?

Garrison Hilliard
Palmer Station, Antarctica