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Alan B wrote:My derailleur problem is a 9 speed derailleur doesn't expect a 34 tooth gear in position #4, so it doesn't clear the gear, but runs into the side of that gear. It would handle a 34t gear is position #1 just fine, it is designed for that. But the 6 gear freewheel is skipping the first three gear positions, effectively.
So that is one danger of making a 6 or 7 gear freewheel. The derailleur may not be opened up enough to clear the largest gear if it is made too large.
At least that has been my experience with mine.
Mark_A_W wrote:I've never seen a bike with 6 speeds. All mountain bikes since forever have been 7 to 9 on the rear.
auraslip wrote:wow this is retarded http://cgi.ebay.com/NOS-Shimano-7-speed ... 256229e1bf
$110 with 3 days left for a freewheel that probably cost $20 ten years ago.
auraslip wrote:Right... with prices this high, I'm surprised counterfeiters haven't gotten in on this action.
neptronix wrote:Just shows how much of a demand there is for such an item..
23 bids... and with ~2 days left..
BTW guys, i am getting one of the 'beta test' 7 speed 11t-28t DNP freewheels and will give it 6 months of thrashing.
Fingers crossed that DNP has got the bugs worked out of this freewheel. If so, i will buy a baker's dozen and sell them as new old stock for a few hundred bucks too..
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