Re: [CR]ebay outing: Campagnolo wide-ratio derailleur


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Date: Fri, 11 May 2007 18:58:05 -0400
From: "Louis Schulman" <louiss@gate.net>
To: chasds@mindspring.com
Subject: Re: [CR]ebay outing: Campagnolo wide-ratio derailleur
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It's essentially the same as the original Rally. It is a horizontal parallelogram, not a slant parallelogram, so it would not violate the SunTour patent. However, I think it was sold after the expiration of the SunTour patent in 1984 anyway.

Louis Schulman Tampa, FL

chasds@mindspring.com wrote:
> I found this item interesting:
>
> http://ebay.com/<blah>
>
> Is this derailleur essentially the same as the original Rally? Or was it designed after the patent on the Suntour slant-parallelogram expired?

>

> Thanks.

>

> Charles Andrews

> Los Angeles