This was a short wrench in a special pocket on the upper hip area of the shorts. It was essentially a handle grabbed by the retiring rider to toss the new guy up to speed. Mine is a BSA, about 3.5" long.
Great Notch, NJ
> > > Think you call them "Jams" Stateside.
> > For "jamming tool"?
> Who knows? I can tell you that when you read accounts of the
> old 6 day races, you'll see quotes like "when so and so was on
> the jam..." - meaning so and so was sprinting. Sort of like
> the "jammers" in Roller Derby, who were the sprinters in that
> sport. (Well, it once was a sport, I think.)
> What is a "jamming tool" anyway? A second cousin to the
> "johnson bar"?
> Fred "a johnson bar ain't what you think" Rednor
> Arlington, Virginia