Re: [CR]Wide range front derailleur for 52/36 - recommendation needed


Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2005 20:52:59 +0000 (GMT)
From: Michael Butler <pariscycles@yahoo.co.uk>
Subject: Re: [CR]Wide range front derailleur for 52/36 - recommendation needed
To: Amir Avitzur <avitzur@013.net>
In-Reply-To: <JJEEKLDDELHGFDGDBELBIENLCIAA.avitzur@013.net.il>
cc: CR Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

Amir, I love the Suntour Cyclone GT you can run 16T difference on the front clangers and 18T on the rear block but I wouldn't go bigger than a 32T on the back. Huret Duopar is a good bet as well Tony use to ride these. Best wishes Mick B Hunts. UK.


--- Amir Avitzur wrote:


> Tony Oliver's book mentioned that care must be taken

\r?\n> when choosing a front

\r?\n> derailleur.

\r?\n> He used Simplex LJ's as his examples - narrow range

\r?\n> double, wide range

\r?\n> triple, and wide range double.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> But he wasn't more specific than that.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> I need a wide range double for a 52/36 chainring

\r?\n> combination.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Any recommendations?

\r?\n>

\r?\n> This is for a 70's Bertin with a TA Pro-3 crankset.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Amir Avitzur

\r?\n> Ramat-Gan, Israel