Re: [CR]Campagnolo 144 bcd 39T chainring ??


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Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2004 19:36:17 -0400
From: Peter Jon White <lists@peterwhitecycles.com>
To: Donald Gillies <gillies@cs.ubc.ca>
Subject: Re: [CR]Campagnolo 144 bcd 39T chainring ??
References: <200410212301.QAA09042@cascade.cs.ubc.ca>
In-Reply-To: <200410212301.QAA09042@cascade.cs.ubc.ca>
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

Donald Gillies wrote:


>
> From: "Alain lapierre" <zux881@hotmail.com>
>
> HI,
>
> This is NOT a retail version of the 144 BCD chainring. This 39T
> version was produced purely for Professional teams in the harder
> mountainous stage races, like the Tour and the Giro, in the late
> 80's. I know, because I've ridden a bike with this set up. Never
> presume to be an expert, until you've ridden the bike for money. A
> professional is a professional down to his 'vero cuiro' insoles.
>
> Kind Regards R
>
> Is this really true ?? Can we get 39T chainrings for our 144 BCD
> cranks ?? That would make me reconsider the need for a campy triple
> if it's true.

Donald,

Everything is true, and everything is false. There is no objective reality. Reality is whatever you think it is. So, yes, you can have 39 teeth 144mm bolt circle chainrings. And you can have crackers and chablis with your moon. Just don't drink and fly. ;-)

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Peter Jon White
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