Re: [CR]Huret jubilee conundrum

(Example: Racing:Beryl Burton)

Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 13:16:22 -0500
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Huret jubilee conundrum
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From: "John Thompson" <johndthompson@gmail.com>


KO Kevin wrote:
> When I raced with the Jubilee in the late 70's, I couldn't use the long
> hanger bolt because the locknut on the back of the derailleur hanger
> would interfere with the 6 speed freewheel. I solved the pivot problem
> by drilling a small hole on the front edge of the Campy-style hanger.
> The hole would be perpendicular to and intersect the threaded hole of
> the hanger. I then tapped the hole for a tiny metric set-screw. The
> Jubilee was installed with just a bit of play that allowed the
> derailleur to pivot, and then the set-screw was tightened against the
> hanger bolt threads to lock it in place. It was a fairly elegant and
> unobtrusive solution to the problem, and worked like a charm.

That's a great idea; I'll have to remember that! Small parts for Huret derailleurs are getting pretty hard to find.

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-John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA