Re: [CR]Italian Bikes with non frame mounted Derailleur hangers


Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2006 14:57:28 -0600
From: John Thompson <JohnThompson@new.rr.com>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR]Italian Bikes with non frame mounted Derailleur hangers
References: <20060106164154.44063.qmail@web52510.mail.yahoo.com> <p0623090bbfe45607e064@[10.0.1.31]>
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Sheldon Brown wrote:
> Back in the day, hangers were not standardised from one brand to
> another...there were Campagnolo, Cyclo, Hurét, Simplex and probably
> other hangers, not generally compatible without a lot of fiddling.
>
> Eventually, the Campagnolo style became the de-facto standard we use today.

And this persisted until well into the 80s...

Now we've standardized derailleur hangers but have a variety of brake mountings, stem/headset dimensions, etc.

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-John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA