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    Who has a good sense of humor for going along with my little April Fool Gag (The Admin) Mr. Markets's Avatar
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    Vision R40/42 Derailleur/idler question

    I picked up a used R42 for one of my sons. I have found that when the boom is fully extended
    to fit his height, chain management needs some real improvement. What I really need is a bolt
    on idler assembly of some sort. Any ideas?
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    Senior Member SingleSpeeDemon's Avatar
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    I have an older R40 and used one of these set ups from Hostel Shoppe:

    Volae - Front Idler Hardware


    Volae - Front Idler with Bearing


    Mine is barely used. Due to reconfiguring my R40, I won't be needing it at this time. If you would be interested in mine, let me know.
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    • 1993 Giant Kronos
    • 1974 Zeus (in restoration)
    • Cruzbike Silvio

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