Re: [CR]WTB: Campag Ft. Derailleur w cable stop


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Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2007 21:44:46 -0500
To: "P.C. Kohler" <kohl57@starpower.net>, "CR" <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
From: Sheldon Brown <CaptBike@sheldonbrown.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]WTB: Campag Ft. Derailleur w cable stop


P.C. Kohler wrote:
>Is this a great group or what? Four hours ago I
>didn't even know what a Campagnolo Record front
>derailleur with a cable stop was. Let alone
>realised I needed one. Badly. Right away. Now, I
>have had numerous kind offers of the real thing
>and kind advice as how I can live a fullfiled
>life without one.
>
>Actually, it seems to be a British thing.
>Something which mitigates my thinking only
>French bikes have "things" to contend with. But
>lots of the British bikes of the mid '60s have
>these darned braze ons for front derailleurs
>with cable stops it seems. And turns out my 1965
>Harry Quinn has them too. So good thing I have
>multiple offers of Campagnolo front derailleurs
>with cable stops. I may have go out and buy
>another frame to make use of them all...

Actually that design was also standard on French bikes of the era, but they didn't use Italian deragliatore all that much.

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