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Old 05-13-19, 12:32 PM
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Wink as you have somewjhat discontinued old components ..

you may re consider a new back wheel , with an internal gear hub then the handle bar lever

will have a range of several distinct gear ratios , NB: shimano 3 speeds are not that pricey

syncronoizing the clicks in the lever with the cable pulled action on the wheel in the back..

which is in essence what indexed shifting is..

and the gears inside will not wear down so quickly, being oiled or greased inside the hub casing.

Basically, all 3 .. freewheel rear derailleur and shift lever have to work together ...

5 , 120 wide axle (frame gap) 6th needed 6 more, 7th , things got thinner to fit in place of 6,

8 needed 10mm more width than 5


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