Advertise on Bikeforums.net



User Tag List

Results 1 to 10 of 10
  1. #1
    Banned
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Gainesville
    My Bikes
    custom built single speed and a CAAD9-6
    Posts
    126
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Hi guys! Billy mays here with a rear derailleur question

    I got this Sun Tour Hero here. It came on my late 80s Schwinn 5 speed. Does anyone know what other derailleurs will work in its stead?

    Link here

  2. #2
    Elitist Troglodyte DMF's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Dallas
    My Bikes
    03 Raleigh Professional (steel)
    Posts
    6,896
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Uhh.. why? It's a good unit.


    And aren't you dead?
    Stupidity got us into this mess - why can't it get us out?

    - Will Rogers

  3. #3
    Banned
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Gainesville
    My Bikes
    custom built single speed and a CAAD9-6
    Posts
    126
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by DMF View Post
    Uhh.. why? It's a good unit.


    And aren't you dead?
    Im not dead. I just am trying to learn about derailleur interchangeability specs. AKA trying to fix on the cheap

  4. #4
    Elitist Troglodyte DMF's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Dallas
    My Bikes
    03 Raleigh Professional (steel)
    Posts
    6,896
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Fix what? Is it broke?

    What does it have to work with/on?

    New Posters - please READ THIS
    Stupidity got us into this mess - why can't it get us out?

    - Will Rogers

  5. #5
    Banned
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Gainesville
    My Bikes
    custom built single speed and a CAAD9-6
    Posts
    126
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by DMF View Post
    Fix what? Is it broke?

    What does it have to work with/on?

    New Posters - please READ THIS
    A bicycle.

    Please be more clear

  6. #6
    `````````````` CaptainCool's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    san jose
    Posts
    765
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by JonRidesBikes View Post
    A bicycle.

    Please be more clear
    Why are you trying to fix something that is not broken?

  7. #7
    Senior Member nimbuscrenel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Boise, ID
    Posts
    185
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    too soon

  8. #8
    Bianchi Goddess Bianchigirll's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Camp Hill, PA
    My Bikes
    Too many to list here check my signature.
    Posts
    20,232
    Mentioned
    35 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    if you shifter does not index any long cage derailuer with an intergal hanger will work.
    Bianchis '87 Sport SX, '90 Proto (2), '91 Boarala 'cross, '93 Project 3, '88 Trofeo, '86 Volpe, '89 Axis, '79 Mixte SOLD, '99 Mega Pro XL Ti, '97 Ti Megatube, , '90 something Vento 603,

    Others but still loved,; '80 RIGI, '80 Batavus Professional, '87 Cornelo, '86 Bertoni (sold), '09 Motobecane SS, '98 Hetchins M.O., '09 K2 Mainframe, '89 Trek 2000, '?? Jane Doe (still on the drawing board), '90ish Haro Escape

  9. #9
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Portland, OR
    Posts
    68
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    That's the power of Ambiguity (TM)!

  10. #10
    Senior Member w98seeng's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Incognito
    Posts
    385
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Sorry to be a downer, but do you really think someone will buy a rusted corroded derailleur for $32?

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •