Re: [CR]Shimano Index System (SIS) Was: Mavic Derailleur

(Example: Framebuilders:Alex Singer)

Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2005 14:56:09 -0700
Subject: Re: [CR]Shimano Index System (SIS) Was: Mavic Derailleur
To: chuckschmidt@earthlink.net
From: "Brandon Ives" <brandon@ivycycles.com>
In-Reply-To: <426042E7.3C02CD36@earthlink.net>
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

On Friday, Apr 15, 2005, at 15:40 US/Pacific, Chuck Schmidt wrote:
> Shimano -- Key Events in Shimano History:
> <http://corporate.shimano.com/publish/content/corporate/en/
> shimanocorporatesiteen/about_shimano/company_history.html>
>
> 1984 -- A new Dura-Ace series equipped with the groundbreaking Shimano
> Index System (SIS) for shifting is born.

Oh, but Chuck you're forgetting that fine range of Positron stuff from the 70s. Front freewheeling, index shifting, and the ability to shift while coasting what's not to love? best, Brandon"monkeyman"Ives Coeur d'Alene, Idaho