[CR] retrofitting Ergo to a six speed freewheel on my Masi

Example: Framebuilders:Chris Pauley

Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2009 16:11:56 -0800
From: Scott Alan Smith <giant.leap@sbcglobal.net>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <c27.56220358.36cb5054@aol.com>
Subject: [CR] retrofitting Ergo to a six speed freewheel on my Masi

I might be drifting off topic here...

Is is possible to use Ergo levers on a conventional 6 speed freewheel? What could possibly go wrong? Everything?

The question 'why' notwithstanding, has anyone tried this before?

If not then I will be friction shifting a Veloce rear derailleur on my Masi .

-Scott Alan Smith Van Nuys hide-away

"You dumb mug, get your mitts off the marbles before I stuff that mud-pipe down your mush--and tell your moll to hand over the mazuma."

--- On Mon, 2/16/09, DTSHIFTER@aol.com wrote:

From: DTSHIFTER@aol.com <DTSHIFTER@aol.com> Subject: Re: [CR] Classic cycling shoes from Vintage Velos To: kohl57@starpower.net, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org Date: Monday, February 16, 2009, 3:27 PM

Mr. Kohl has been kind enough to point out the following:
> <<Vintage Velos has just listed some classic NOS cycling shoes (Dettos,
> Sidi
> and Vittoria) in useful sizes>>
> I would like to add that I had a pair of those Sidis back in the mid 80's.

I loved them, but be warned, that cleat really locks onto your pedal!! Th ere is no float whatsoever and I found that adjustment was very critical. Furthermore, they can be difficult to get out of in a hurry!! I never had that "problem" with Dettos or Vittorias.......

Of course you could always remove a bit of the material I suppose???? And

as Mr. Sachs so often reminds us: YMMV

Chuck Brooks Malta, NY NE USA

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