Re: Shimano Dura-Ace rear mech £129.99
- From: thirty-six <thirty-six@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 9 Feb 2012 12:11:50 -0800 (PST)
On Feb 9, 1:35 pm, si...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
There are a couple of big changes out back. First, you get a carbon
Wow wheezer, carbon!
pulley plate that brings down the weight (16g overall). Second, the
Huh, my old Chorus (1988) had a thin light aluminium alloy plate which
can't have been as heavy as that. Felt like four pennies iirc. It
was common to strip the thread for the lower pulley bolt.
new rear mech is compatible with cassettes up to 28T. The total
Wow, just like in the olden times when Campag did it for the Nouvo
Gran sprt *and Super Record racing derailleurs.
capacity (the tooth difference between the two chainrings plus the
tooth difference between the biggest and smallest sprockets) is now
33T – so you’re unlikely to feel the need for a triple. Once set up
No, I just make a double from bigger measures. :-) 33 teeth though,
that's more than a mouthful. I suppose it'll be fine if her dentist
files them down.
and bedded in, we had no troubles at all with shifting either up or
I dig those satin sheets.
the cassette – all very precise and very definite in both
I prefer vinyl. 20 minutes is usually enough, it'll go on repeat
anyway if we get stuck.
directions with no need for any tweaking during the test period. What
more can you ask for?
A large Tobermory and a Cuban panama.
* Nah, the Nouvo Gran sport was only ever a racing derailleur for the
fit, it worked well for 24 teeth and could cope easily with 26