Re: [CR]Single Pulley Campy Sport RD

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Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2007 18:57:09 -0500
From: "coel canth" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Single Pulley Campy Sport RD
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yes there was someone riding a very beautiful and sporty Bianchi with Sport at the cirque this year.. was it you ?

Andrei Padlowsk Glen Ridge, NJJ

On Nov 10, 2007 6:04 PM, <> wrote:
> I have that DR on a early 1950s Bianchi Freccia with drop bars.
> Guy Apple
> Palo Alto CA
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Kurt Sperry" <>
> Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2007 14:25:58
> To:"Jerome & Elizabeth Moos" <>
> Subject: Re: [CR]Single Pulley Campy Sport RD
> I think the best and most correct use for it would be on a city bike.
> I've never seen a Sport in the US, but in Italy they are still to be
> seen on old soldier city bikes with upright bars and fenders. I think
> mounting it on any bike with drop bars would be strange.
> Kurt Sperry
> Bellingham WA USA
> On Nov 10, 2007 10:48 AM, Jerome & Elizabeth Moos
> <> wrote:
> > I recently bought from Hilary a single-pulley Campy Sport RD. Not sure
> what I'm going to use it for, but I found the unusual design interesting.
> >
> > On receiving it, I find it is more unusual than I thought. The bottom
> pivot is not spring loaded, and in fact is not a pivot at all. That is, the
> jocky cage is fixed to the bottom of tha parallogram, and does not rotate.
> Instead, it is the top that pivots, and is spring loaded, AFAIK the only
> Campy RD with a spring loaded upper pivot until the Rally.
> >
> > Anyone actually used a Campy Sport? What sort of range would it shift?
> I'm not even sure I know how to route the chain through this thing. Anyone
> have a photo of a Sport RD actually installed on a bike?
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Jerry Moos
> > Big Spring, TX