Re: [CR]Wing nuts and Papillons

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Date: Sat, 25 Nov 2006 20:39:37 -0500
Subject: Re: [CR]Wing nuts and Papillons
From: "Michael Schmidt" <>
To: Michael Schmidt <>, CLASSIC RENDEZVOUS <>
Thread-Topic: [CR]Wing nuts and Papillons
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Thanks to all who responded. Craig Gallegro had exactly what I needed.


Mikey Schmidt Stirling, NJ USA

On 11/25/06 5:30 PM, "Michael Schmidt" <> wrote:
> Dear List
> Happy holidays and I hope that no one got too fat over the last few days. A
> while back, I acquired a circa 1970's Alex Singer. The bike came with 3
> wingnuts or papillons. The fourth nut on the drive side on the rear wheel
> came with a capped nut.
> Traditional wing nuts will not work because of the clearance required for
> the rear derailleur.
> Is there a wing nut made with a higher base to give me the clearance that I
> need? Or, was the bike designed to use the capped nut?



> Mikey Schmidt

> Stirling, NJ