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Old 08-18-18, 02:59 PM
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What is this?

Never seen this before on any bike I have owned.
My first guess is a chain holder during wheel removal
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Old 08-18-18, 03:06 PM
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Yes, indeed.

This particular one seemed to first begin showing up about 1979.

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Yes, a chain hanger to hold the chain when the wheel is removed.
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7.94 grams too much weight -- take a hacksaw to it.

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It's very handy to have. My lowend '84 beater Panasonic has one, but my LeMond does not
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