Wow, I agree with every word Chuck just said here. How often does that happen? Maybe Mavic is the magic middle ground on which the Campy fans and the Francophiles can agree.
> kim klakow wrote:
> > But to side with the francophiles, what about the mavic derailleurs?
> The Mavic was the easiest to service since everything is held together
> with circlips. The pulley cage could be raised and lowered to get the
> upper pulley as close to the cogs as possible so it had that advantage
> over the Campagnolo. It used the Simplex Retrofriction shifters which
> worked better. But it didn't have a sprung upper pivot like the
> Simplex. I'd put its shifting ability below Simplex and above Campagnolo.
> Chuck Schmidt
> South Pasadena, Southern California