Rear Derailleur

Some articles on derailleurs, derailleur, rear derailleur, rear:

Sun Tour - History
... producing its version of pull-chain, rod-guided, touring derailleurs, similar to those of French derailleur companies such as Huret and Simplex ... In 1964, Suntour invented the slant-parallelogram rear derailleur ... The parallelogram rear derailleur had gained prominence after Campagnolo's introduction of the "Gran Sport" in 1949, and the slant-parallelogram was ...
Bicycle Gearing - General Considerations - Usable Gears
... rear hub only or rear derailleur only), the number of possible gear ratios is the same as the number of usable gear ratios, which is also the same as the number of distinct gear ... front and rear derailleur), these three numbers can be quite different, depending on the relative gearing steps of the various mechanisms ... The number of gears for such a derailleur equipped bike is often stated simplistically, particularly in advertising, and this may be misleading ...
Dropout (bicycle Part) - Features - Derailleur Hanger
... The derailleur hanger or mech hanger is the part of the dropout that the rear derailleur attaches to ... Most non-steel framed bikes have a separate removable derailleur hanger, generally made from aluminium which is bolted to the dropout ... accident or mechanical problem that could damage the derailleur or frame, the derailleur hanger breaks or deforms instead ...

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    It is not those who till the fields who eat fine rice, nor those who rear the silkworms who wear fine silks.
    Chinese proverb.