Re: [CR]Favorite on-topic touring rear der?

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Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2007 13:45:28 -0400
From: "Joseph Bender-Zanoni" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Favorite on-topic touring rear der?
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To: Mitch Harris <>
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Cyclone GT Vx GT VGT Luxe

Agree that the Duopar is very smooth, but not as durable as the above. The long cage Shimano Crane and Titlest are nice.

Joe Bender-Zanoni Soon to be in Hamden CT

Mitch Harris wrote:
> What do you all think is the best on-topic touring rear der? How about
> 1978
> and before? Must be able to shift to a 32 tooth cog and handle chain
> length
> of a triple. Or are there good trouring ders that only shift onto a
> 30? One
> of my favorites is the SunTour Cyclone, but it only shifts to a 28
> tooth cog
> so I don't think of it as a real touring der--despite the fact that it
> could
> easily be used with low gears with a small granny in front, indeed as
> many
> racing oriented ders have been.
> Mitch Harris
> Little Rock Canyon, Utah