Re: [CR]On-topic Indexed shifter from 1947


From: Philcycles@aol.com
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2006 20:32:06 EST
Subject: Re: [CR]On-topic Indexed shifter from 1947
To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 1/18/06 1:57:09 PM, TheMaaslands@comcast.net writes:
>I often get upset about the people who claim supposed knowledge about
>the first development of any certain technology and its application to
>cycling. Unless there is a patent application accompanying it, I am
>generally very doubtful about any claimed firsts. Especially when the
>claims are related to almost anything developed after the 1910's. I was
>therefore wondering if anybody can tell me what patent coverage applies
>to the Lucchini derailleur that is fitted to my 1947 Soncini?

The Trevilox from the 30s was indexed and was used with a Bayliss freehub.
Phil Brown
San Rafael, Calif.