Re: RE: [CR]Suntour Cyclone with 3 jockey wheels?


Example: Framebuilders:Brian Baylis
From: <Philcycles@aol.com>
Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2001 18:44:04 EDT
Subject: Re: RE: [CR]Suntour Cyclone with 3 jockey wheels?
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 9/15/01 1:43:24 PM, mark@bulgier.net writes:

<< This was to allow a "racing" derailleur to wrap a large amount of chain,

like for a touring triple-chainwheel gearing system, without the long cage

that screams "touring derailleur". As far as I can tell, it didn't do

anything a long cage doesn't do; it was just to avoid the "stigma" of a long

cage on a "racing" bike. Since it was "goofy looking" and has the added

drivetrain friction of another pulley, it didn't "catch on".

>>

There was a 3 pulley Dupar as well.
Phil Brown