Re: [CR]Was: Adopt these bikes!. Now: Campy shifter thingamajig...

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From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Was: Adopt these bikes!. Now: Campy shifter thingamajig...
Date: Sun, 3 Jun 2007 09:50:32 -0700
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


On Jun 3, 2007, at 7:01 AM, John Thompson wrote:
> oroboyz@aol.com wrote:
>
>> Wow, Matti you have some neato cool stuff there at auction..
>>
>> Hey, I thought I had seen everything but on your (really nice)
>> Jack Taylor touring bike, I see this:
>>
>> http://i8.ebayimg.com/07/i/000/a1/91/0f04_3.JPG
>>
>> What's the story on that plate on the RH shifter? After market or
>> Campagnolo made? What for?
>
> I've not seen that particular item before either, but I suspect
> it's an
> "ergonomic" tension adjuster for the lever. Easier to use while riding
> than the little "D" loop. Later Gran Sport shifters had a similar
> knurled nut for tension adjustment.
>
> --
> John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
> Appleton WI USA

As has already been pointed out in a couple of posts the past week, it's a large washer and can not be used to adjust the tension of the shift lever; that's why the "D" ring is there.

Chuck Schmidt
South Pasadena, CA USA