Re: [CR]Rearward opening rear "Drop-out".


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Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2006 17:28:34 -0400
To: "Joe King" <joeking@fastmail.fm>, "Bicycle Specialties" <mike@bikespecialties.com>
From: Sheldon Brown <CaptBike@sheldonbrown.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Rearward opening rear "Drop-out".
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

Joe King wrote:
>Really a very simple reason for track ends they give you a greater
>range of gear ratios than road drop outs I would have thought this was
>self evident to any cyclist?

That is an issue of the length of the slots, not whether they open at the front or the back.

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