Re: [CR]Suntour V-Luxe


Example: Framebuilding:Tony Beek

Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2004 20:12:13 +0200
From: renaissance-cycles <info@renaissance-cycles.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Suntour V-Luxe
To: Bikerdaver@aol.com, fred@twistcomm.com, bianchipan@yahoo.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
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SUNTOUR V-LUXE REAR MECH!..........................A GREAT REAR MECH! Sturdy,...................shifts well,...........................And a great value!

BC
Baron C.................And the gang!!


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<classicrendezvous@bikelist.org> Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:00 AM Subject: Re: [CR]Suntour V-Luxe


> In a message dated 10/20/2004 6:42:40 PM PST, fred@twistcomm.com writes:
> My 1971 Paramount was set up as a racer by it's original owner with a
> Suntour V-Luxe replacing it's Campy derailer. In 1971 or 2 the Suntour was
> smoother shifting than Campy's finest. Why not try installing it on a bike
> and seeing for yourself?
> ---------------------------------------------
> As far as its racing heritage is concerned, does anyone else recall the
> Suntour advertizement for this derailleur in a cycling mag or shop poster? It was a
> little confusing in that it showed 2 or 3 racers off their saddles going for
> a sprint.
> But in the photo you couldn't tell what kind of derailleur they had. If I
> remember correctly, the ad had this "8.8.8" marketing logo on it which obscured
> the derailleurs. Does any one else recall this and also what was the "8.8.8"
> issue all about anyway?
> cheers-
> Dave Anderson
> Cut Bank MT