Re: [CR]?options for a French rear deraillieur


Date: Sat, 14 Oct 2006 20:54:35 -0400
From: gabriel l romeu <romeug@comcast.net>
To: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]?options for a French rear deraillieur
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Jerome & Elizabeth Moos wrote:
> If you mean a Campy RD or similar, the procedure In The Day was to tap
> out the DO for the Campy thread. BUT..you also had to file a notch to
> serve a stop. I have always refused to mutiliate perfectly good Simple x
> DO's on this way. These best and obvious solution is to simply use a
> Simplex RD. The high end ones, including Criterium and SLJ always
> shifted much better than Campy anyway.

Really? I remember the old plastic Simplex which was wonderfully smooth, I have a few older campy which are great, suntours that are wonderful, and a couple of shimanos within the timeline that are really cool. All are different, but I would not venture to say which one is better, just very different. Why are these two always better than Campy?

best, gabriel from a cooler chesterfield new jersey, USA, not getting out today for a trip to Brooklyn, but tomorrow for a CR ride...
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> Regards,
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> Jerry Moos
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> Big Spring, Republica de Tejas
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> */gabriel l romeu <romeug@comcast.net>/* wrote:
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> unthreaded rear dropout on a mid 70's Peugeout PX10? is there an
> adaptor for a threaded deraillieur? hows about one of those hooky
> things for the wheel axle stays?
> inquiring minds want all the options.
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> gabriel l romeu
> hoping to see a lot of CR members on Kevin's ride in central New
> Jersey,
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> 50 miles due west of chesterfield new jersey, USA
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