Re: [CR]Campy Long-Cage Rear Derailleur question


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Date: Fri, 08 Jul 2005 05:59:04 -0700
From: "Verizon" <smwillis@verizon.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Campy Long-Cage Rear Derailleur question
To: "Tom Dalton" <tom_s_dalton@yahoo.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Well it is not really fair to compare old to new. I like the Campy Rally it was rebuildable it worked great on my tandem for years. You should compare it with what was available back then and I think it was a good well made unit. Steven Steven Willis 1778 East Second Street Scotch Plains NJ 07076 908-322-3330 http://www.thebikestand.com


----- Original Message -----
From: Tom Dalton
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2005 12:23 PM
Subject: [CR]Campy Long-Cage Rear Derailleur question



> Ken Firestone asked:
>
> How does one of the old Campagnolo long-cage rear derailleurs, like
> the Rally compare to a less expensive modern long-cage rear derailleur?
>
> My reply:
>
> It costs more....
>
> Also, compared to an OT $75 Shimano unit, it weighs more, doesn't shift as
> well, is less durable and is not index compatible (like that matters!).
>
> On the other hand, it also looks much nicer on your vintage bike and has
> vastly more mojo.
>
> Tom Dalton
> Bethlehem, PA