Tag Archives: derailleur

Toward a More Perfect Union: the Wolf Tooth RoadLink Derailleur Hanger Extension

I’ve been making small changes to my Giant Escape gravel grinder over the winter. The latest is the addition of a derailleur hanger extension to get the 10-speed SRAM X9 rear derailleur to play nice with the 11-42 tooth Sunrace … Continue reading

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Cutting through Shimano-SRAM compatibility nonsense

I’d say don’t try this at home, but home is the only place this sort of thing is done. Continue reading

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Time shifting in Louisville: 1950s derailleurs

We expect precision. And precision is not the realm of the indefinable, the ineffable, the mysterious. Continue reading

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Campagnolo history inside a gelato shop

You’re looking at a Campagnolo Cambio Corsa derailleur, most likely from the 1940s. It’s another one of those things that I knew about from books but had never seen in person. Continue reading

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