Re: [CR] Nivex Touring Derailleur

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From: Robbins Peek <>
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2010 08:47:11 -0800
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Subject: Re: [CR] Nivex Touring Derailleur

On Feb 20, 2010, at 7:57 AM, Todd Teachout wrote:
> Recently, a Nivex touring derailleur sold on ebay.
> The derailleur has a lower "jockey wheel" that looks similar to a
> cyclo (in side view) in that there are large disks on the side,
> presumably to retain the chain. The Nivex jockey wheel side disks
> appear to be fixed. A normal sized jockey wheel appears to rotate
> between the plates. On a cyclo derailleur the disks are part of
> the jockey wheel and the whole assembly rotates as the chain moves
> through the derailleur.
> The disks on the Nivex seem to be separate from the jockey wheel.
> Can anyone on the list confirm if the Nivex lower disks, rotate?
> Thanks.
> Todd Teachout
> Hercules, CA

The lower disks do not rotate; jockey wheel rotates independently between the disks.

Robbins Peek
San Francisco, CA USA